A low pressure belt has formed in the south-east sea and is expected to turn into a hurricane. In the next 24 hours, the low pressure belt will turn into a storm. The name of this storm is Tauktae. The effects of the storm will be seen on the 15th, 16th and 17th of May. Heavy rains are expected along the Konkan coast, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Goa. Apart from this, the effects of the storm will be felt in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane and Raigad districts on the 16th and 17th, said Indian Meteorological Department scientist Shubhangi Bhutye.
A depression has formed over Lakshadweep area. To intensify further into a cyclone during next 24 hours and move towards Gujarat coast. For more information kindly visit www. https://t.co/w8q0AaMm0I or https://t.co/KLRdEFp9rJ pic.twitter.com/LHxf0WoQLy
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) May 14, 2021
Hurricane Tauktae will be in the same area until Saturday morning. The hurricane will then intensify on Sunday (Dec. 16). As a result, heavy rains with strong winds are expected in South India. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu in the next four days. It has also issued a red alert to the people of the state. The IMD has warned of torrential rains in parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat in view of the rapid increase in cyclones.
अरबी समुद्रात १६ मे ला तयार होणा-या चक्रीवादळा नुसार आयएमडीने आज, येणा-या 4 दिवसासाठी तीव्र हवामानाचे इशारे दिले आहेत. कोकणात व मध्य महाराष्ट्र, विदर्भातील काही भागात १४ ते १५मे पासून मोठा प्रभाव दिसण्याची शक्यता आहे;शनि/रविवारी काही ठिकाणी मुसळधार पावसाची शक्यता.रविवारी मुंबईतपण pic.twitter.com/DcTAwBiTwz
— K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) May 14, 2021
An alert has been issued on the Konkan coast against the backdrop of heavy rains. The administration has instructed the people of the coastal areas to remain vigilant between May 15 and 17. The IMD has forecast torrential to very torrential rains in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts on Sunday and Monday. Mumbai, Thane and Raigad will receive torrential rains on Monday.
The meteorological department has issued ‘Orange Alert’ to Sindhudurg district on Sunday and Monday. The meteorological department has appealed to be prepared for the situation during this period. The district may receive torrential rains with thunderstorms. The meteorological department has instructed fishermen to avoid entering the sea.