The Fact News Service,
New Delhi, May 19,
After the first cyclonic storm of 2021, Cyclone Tauktae, which has weakened into depression over the Udaipur district in southern Rajasthan after making landfall, another cyclone ‘Yash’ is gathering strength in the Bay of Bengal, landfall likely on May 23-24. The cyclone that will be called ‘Yaas’, a name was given by Oman. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) warned of a likely formation of a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal next week. According to Sunitha Devi, in charge, cyclones at IMD,” We have indicated that there is a likelihood of formation of a low-pressure area over Bay of Bengal next week.
In our outlook on cyclogenesis also we have indicated that the low-pressure system can intensify. As soon as it comes in our forecast skill range we will mention it in our forecasts.” Cyclone “Tauktae” very likely to move north-eastwards and weaken: Check graphics “The sea surface temperatures (SST) are around 31 degrees C over the Bay of Bengal also and all other oceanic and atmospheric conditions are favorable for cyclone development,” she further said.