Bhubaneswar: The Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’, which is likely to cross Sri Lanka coast near Trincomalee by today evening or night as a Cyclonic Storm is to have no impact over districts of Odisha, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday.
As per the IMD, the system lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today over southwest Bay of Bengal about 200 km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 420 km east-southeast of Pamban (India) and 600 km nearly east-northeast of Kanniyakumari (India).
It is very likely to intensify further during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross Sri Lanka coast around the north of Trincomalee during the evening or night of December 2 as a Cyclonic Storm with a wind speed of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph.
It is very likely to move nearly west-northwestwards thereafter, emerge into Gulf of Mannar and adjoining Comorin area on the morning of December 3.
It would then move nearly west-southwestwards very close to coast slowly and cross south Tamil Nadu coast between Kanniyakumari and Pamban during the night of December 3 and early morning of December 4 as a Cyclonic Storm with wind speed of 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph.
However, there will be no large change in Minimum temperature (Night Temperature) over the districts of Odisha during the next 4 to 5 days.
While dry weather is most likely to prevail over the districts of Odisha, shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at one or two places in the early morning over the districts of Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Sonepur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar.