Weather update alert in the first year of Cyclone Taukate may be hit across the west coast. However, some areas of North India have been witnessing light rains for the last few days. Meanwhile, there is a threat of Cyclone Taukate on the west coast of the country.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)said, the first cyclonic storm of the year ‘Tauktae’ could hit the west coast this weekend. On the morning of May 14, a low pressure area is expected to likely over the southeast Arabian Sea, according to the Meteorological Department. Around the 16th of May, it could become a cyclonic storm.
A cyclonic storm is expected to hit the country before the start of the year. According to IMD, a low pressure area is expected to develop over the southeast Arabian Sea on Friday, May 14. As it moves north-west through the southeast Arabian Sea and into the Lakshadweep area, it is expected to intensify.
The direct effect of the cyclonic storm will be seen in some areas of the region, according to the Meteorological Department. Rain is expected in Lakshadweep, as well as coastal areas of Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, and Maharashtra.
According to IMD, Cyclone Taukate the low pressure region in the East Central Arabian Sea is expected to grow rapidly around Sunday, May 16th. The storm will slowly pass to the northwest from here. Some numerical models indicate that storm surge could reach Gujarat and Kutch in the south, while others indicate storm surge could reach South Oman.
On the 15th and 16th of May, the Indian Meteorological Department has issued a warning for the lowlands of the Lakshadweep archipelago. On Friday and Saturday, sea conditions in the southeast Arabian Sea and the adjacent Lakshadweep-Maldives area, as well as the equatorial Indian Ocean, will drastically change. As a result, the Meteorological Department has advised fishermen not to fish in the South-East Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep-Maldives zones, or the East Central Arabian Sea on Thursday.