Cyclone Asani Forecast to Hit the Bay of Bengal - Emergency and Relief Teams on High Alert
'Asani', the First Cyclone of 2022, is Forecast to Make Arrival in the Bay of Bengal: Emergency and Relief Teams on High Alert
Sri Lanka suggested the name Cyclone Asani, which is expected to hit the Bay of Bengal on March 21 with winds reaching 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph and hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then into the Bay of Bengal. The crossing will proceed towards Bangladesh and Myanmar. This will be the first cyclone of this year.
The IMD (Indian Meteorological Department) said on Thursday that the low-pressure area (LPA) over the South Bay of Bengal formed a well-marked low-pressure area before intensifying into a depression along and off Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Saturday. (WML) was created. It will become a cyclonic storm by March 20 and then the next day. The cyclone is expected to move north-northeastwards, reach the Bangladeshi coast, and border the north Myanmar coast by the morning of 23 March.
IMD Has This to Say About Cyclone Asani:
On both Thursday and Friday, sea conditions are likely to deteriorate over the southeast Bay of Bengal and adjacent south of the Andaman Sea.
According to the IMD, fishermen should not venture into the South Bay of Bengal and the central parts of the Equatorial Indian Ocean on Wednesday. In addition, fishermen should avoid the southeast Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea region on Thursday and Friday. Between Saturday and Tuesday, fishermen should avoid entering and exiting the Andaman Sea and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands.
It is likely that strong winds will blow over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday, gusting to 70-80 kmph with gusts to 90 kmph the next day.
MHA Guidelines Issued Regarding Cyclone Asani:
According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MHA), all the central ministries/agencies and the Andaman and Nicobar administration have assessed their preparedness in light of the impending cyclone in the Bay of Bengal. As part of the notification, the ministry said that the NDRF, the Indian Army, the Navy, and the Air Force teams have been asked to remain vigilant in case of any unfortunate situation.