INN Live Urdu News Channel - India Breaking News, Headlines, Hyderabad اردو خبریں » ‘Lehar’ cyclone to hit AP coast on Nov 28 Sat, 21 Dec 2013 16:39:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 ‘Lehar’ cyclone to hit AP coast on Nov 28 Sun, 24 Nov 2013 11:03:55 +0000 Hyderabad, Nov 24 : Even as the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh are yet to recover from the impact of ‘Helen’ cyclone, the authorities are gearing up to face another cyclonic storm ‘Lehar’, which is likely to make a landfall on AP coast on November 28.

According to the India Meteorological Department, the cyclonic storm ‘Lehar’ over Andaman Sea remained practically stationary and lay centred at 8.30 AM on Sunday about 230 km east-southeast of south-southeast of Port Blair. The system would move northwestward and cross Andaman & Nicobar Islands between Hut Bay and Long Island, close to Port Blair around tonight. It would then emerge into southeast Bay of Bengal, intensify further gradually into a very severe cyclonic storm. It would move west-northwestwards and cross Andhra Pradesh coast between Machillipatnam and Kalingapatnam near Kakinada around 28th November noon.

Meanwhile, rain occurred at many places over Telangana, a few places over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh isolated rain occurred over Rayalaseema due to the impact of ‘Helen’ cyclone. Mainly dry weather prevailed over North Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

Highest rainfall of 12 CM was recored in Narayan Khed of Medak district followed by Mangalarigi (6), Vikarabad (5), Pargi (4) and three centimetres of rainfall was recorded each in Tenali, Sangareddi and Mednoor. INN

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