A first of its kind study using machine learning techniques has shed light into the coastal variation of India’s west coast.
The roofs of several fishing boats and a few houses nearby were flown off in the gusty winds that formed in the Arabian Sea at around 10 am and moved towards the coast.
The sample fireworks on May 8, Sunday was met with much fanfare, especially as the event was held after a two-year-break, due to the pandemic.
Based on this forecast, a yellow alert has been declared in Idukki, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Malappuram districts on Thursday.
IMD Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said in Bhubaneswar that cyclone Asani has already achieved the maximum stage of intensification and is gradually getting weakened.
The cyclone will not make landfall either in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh but will move parallel to the east coast and cause heavy rain.
The cyclonic storm lay centred about 550 km southeast of Vishakhapatnam and 680 km south-southeast of Puri at 5:30 am on Monday, IMD said.
The IMD DG Mrutunjay Mohaptra has on Saturday made it clear the cyclone was unlikely to make landfall either in the coast of Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, but will move parallel to the coast in the sea.
If the weather system intensifies into a cyclone it will be called Asani, Sinhalese for 'wrath'.
The southern districts of Kerala will receive heavy spells of rain on April 13 and 14.