Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Cyclone in Arabian Sea: Yellow alert issued for several districts in Karnataka

Yellow alert has been issued for October 17 for several districts in Karnataka including Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, and Uttara Kannada districts in Coastal Karnataka, as well as Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, and Kodagu.

Indian Meteorological Department said that a cyclonic circulation has been identified over the Lakshadweep area and the adjoining southeast Arabian Sea, extending up to 3.1 kilometers above mean sea level. This meteorological phenomenon is anticipated to influence the weather pattern in the region.

A yellow alert signifies an anticipated heavy rainfall ranging between 64.5 to 115.5 millimeters. IMD warned that heavy rain is expected to be accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning.

IMD said that as a consequence of this system, a low-pressure area is expected to form over the southeast and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea by October 17. The cyclonic circulation will likely intensify in the subsequent 48 hours and is projected to move west-northwestward.

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