The deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm Kyant on Tuesday.
According to Weather reporting sources, it is likely to enter into more favorable environment of warmer sea surface temperatures. It is likely to head towards Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. It is moving in west-northwest direction and will start shifting westwards and then recurve west-southwestwards by late Wednesday or early Thursday.
At present, Kyant is moving in west-northwest direction. Gradually, it will start shifting westwards and then re-curve west-southwestwards by late Wednesday or early Thursday. By October 28, rain belt will cover many parts of Odisha and Coastal Andhra Pradesh as the possible cyclone will move further southwestwards.
The IMD said that cyclone effect would be very clear from October 27 and heavy to very heavy rains are expected on October 28 and 29 in Coastal districts. Winds with a speed between 45 kmph to 55 kmph are likely. It cautioned the fishermen not to venture in the sea.