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Up to date: December 2, 2020 2:24:44 pm
Later this week, one other cyclone will brush Tamil Nadu’s coast, however this time, its southernmost tip. That is the third cyclone shaped throughout the final 10 days in each the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has warned of heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and Kerala until December 5.
Cyclone Burevi: Will Kerala and Tamil Nadu obtain heavy rains?
Seven days after Cyclone Nivar hit the Karaikal coast, one other cyclone, Burevi, named by the Maldives, is anticipated to cross Tamil Nadu’s southernmost district of Kanyakumari later this week.
At 8.30 am on Wednesday, the cyclone was situated 200 km east of Trincomalee in Sri Lanka, 420 km east-southeast of Pamban and 600 km east-northeast of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.
Beneath the affect of this cyclone, heavy to extraordinarily heavy rain (over 204 mm) is forecast in Tamil Nadu and Kerala until December 5.
When will Cyclone Burevi hit the Tamil Nadu coast?
The cyclone is anticipated to accentuate by Wednesday night. As a cyclonic storm, Burevi is anticipated to first cross the Sri Lankan coast close to Trincomalee someday through the late night or tonight (December 2). Thereafter, it is going to hint a west-northwestwards observe, attain the Gulf of Mannar and inch nearer to Indian mainland’s southernmost tip.
The Met division has predicted that Burevi will cross between Kanyakumari and Pamban as a cyclonic storm (wind pace 78 to 80 km/hr, gusting to 100 km/hr) through the afternoon hours of Friday.
Will Cyclone Burevi be as sturdy as Cyclone Nivar?
Developed within the Bay of Bengal, the very extreme cyclone Nivar, with wind speeds of 89 to 117 km/hr, had hit close to Karaikal on November 25.
Unstable sea situations, within the southwest area of Bay of Bengal, proceed as a result of current crossing of Nivar. The general sea situations at present stay disturbed.
That is why meteorologists say there’s a excessive chance that Cyclone Burevi wouldn’t strengthen past the depth of a cyclonic storm.
“Resulting from upwelling brought on by Nivar, Cyclone Burevi may have restricted depth,” mentioned an official from IMD.
When such consecutive methods develop in the identical area of the ocean, the predecessor system results in upwelling — the method by which cooler waters from decrease ocean surfaces are pushed in the direction of higher ocean surfaces.
Within the absence of heat sea floor situations, any cyclone, on this case Burevi, won’t get sufficient gasoline to accentuate additional whereas at sea.
The IMD has indicated that Burevi will stay a cyclonic storm (wind pace 62 to 88 km/hr) until December 5, earlier than it weakens right into a deep melancholy. 📣 Follow Express Explained on Telegram
Which areas will likely be affected by Cyclone Burevi?
Heavy to very heavy rainfall (64 to 204 mm) is forecast over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Tenkasi, Ramanathapuram and Sivagangai districts of Tamil Nadu, and Thirvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha districts of Kerala primarily on December 2 and three.
Extraordinarily heavy rain (greater than 204 mm) is anticipated at remoted locations in these districts on Thursday.
Northern districts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Lakshadweep and south coastal Andhra Pradesh will obtain heavy rain until Saturday.
Squally winds with speeds ranging between 45–55 km/hr, gusting to 65 km/hr will likely be skilled off Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts on Wednesday.
By Thursday, winds with speeds of 70 to 80 km/hr, gusting to 90 km/hr will blow over these southern districts, because the cyclone crosses over to land.
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