New Delhi, May 17 (PTI) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued an advisory to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and the Lakshadweep archipelago over cyclonic storm ‘Sagar’. Also Read - To Check Coronavirus Spread, Karnataka Bans Arrival of Flights, Trains, Vehicles From Five States
The cyclonic storm lay centered over the Gulf of Aden, about 390 km east-northeast of Yemen’s Aden city and 560 km west-northwest of Socotra Islands. Also Read - Respite From Heatwave Soon, Monsoon to Hit Kerala Coast on June 1: IMD
It is very likely to intensify further slightly during the next 12 hours and continue to move westwards for some more time and then move west-southwestwards thereafter, the advisory said. Also Read - Sloth Bear In Search Of Food Ends Up Attacking Elderly Woman in Karnataka, Blinds Her In One Eye
Fishermen are advised not to venture into Gulf of Aden and adjoining areas of west central and southwest Arabian Sea during the next 48 hours.
Gale winds speed reaching 70-80 kilometers per hour gusting to 90 kmph are very likely around the system centre covering Gulf of Aden and adjoining areas of west central and southwest Arabian Sea during the next 24 hours and gradually decrease thereafter.
Sea condition will be high around the system centre covering Gulf of Aden and adjoining areas of west central and southwest Arabian Sea during the next 24 hours.
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