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Andhra Pradesh and Odisha: IMD predicts rainfall in these states as another cyclone may form in Bay of Bengal October 08,2021   |  Source: Live Mint

The India Meteorological Department(IMD) in its latest bulletin a low-pressure area is very likely to form over north Andaman Sea around 10 October 2021. It is likely to become more marked and move west-northwestwards towards south Odisha and north Coastal Andhra Pradesh coast during subsequent 4-5 days. Different weather models have, however, created fear among the people as October is considered the 'cyclone month' for the state. Most of the major cyclones that hit Odisha coast took place in October. Sarat Sahu, a former director of the Met office, said while the present weather situation appears to be conducive for a cylcone, it is premature to say anything about it so early. A conclusion can be drawn only on October 13. The present director of the Meteorological Center, H R Biswas too said that nothing can be said about the possible cyclone now. "One can make a forecast only after the formation of a low pressure," he said. Meanwhile, Southwest monsoon has further withdrawn from some more parts of Gujarat, most parts of Rajasthan, entire Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and some parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh today, the 08th October 2021. The withdrawal line now passes through Dwarka, Mehsana, Udaipur,

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