Cyclone Michaung Makes Landfall in Andhra Pradesh
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Cyclone Michaung Makes Landfall in Andhra Pradesh

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Cyclone Michaung Makes Landfall in Andhra Pradesh

Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh: Cyclone Michaung made landfall near Bapatla town in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning, bringing heavy rainfall and strong winds to the coastal region. The landfall process is expected to take around two hours, with maximum sustained wind speeds of up to 110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert for the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, warning of heavy rainfall and high winds. Several districts have been experiencing heavy rainfall since Monday, with some places receiving more than 200 mm of rain.

Authorities have evacuated thousands of people from low-lying areas to cyclone shelters. They have also deployed teams of disaster management personnel to assist with relief and rescue operations.

IMD predicts light rainfall for Chennai, easing concerns over Cyclone Michaung
IMD predicts light rainfall for Chennai, easing concerns over Cyclone Michaung (Image Source: Google)

The Andhra Pradesh government has set up control rooms in all the affected districts to monitor the situation and coordinate rescue and relief efforts. Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has appealed to people to stay indoors and follow the instructions of the authorities.

Cyclone Michaung is expected to move westwards over the next few days, weakening as it moves inland. However, it is still likely to cause heavy rainfall and flooding in some areas.

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Cyclone Michaung Weakens After Making Landfall in Andhra Pradesh Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh:

Cyclone Michaung weakened after making landfall near Bapatla town in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning. The cyclonic storm brought heavy rainfall and strong winds to the coastal region, but its intensity has reduced significantly as it moved inland.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum sustained wind speeds have dropped to around 50 kmph, gusting to 60 kmph. The cyclone is expected to continue its westward movement and weaken further over the next few hours.

Despite the weakening of the cyclone, authorities remain on alert and are closely monitoring the situation. They have deployed additional teams of disaster management personnel to assist with relief and rescue operations.

The Andhra Pradesh government has also issued an advisory to people in affected areas, urging them to remain cautious and follow the instructions of the authorities.

Here are some of the latest updates on Cyclone Michaung:

  • The landfall process is underway near Bapatla town.
  • Maximum sustained wind speeds are up to 110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph.
  • Heavy rainfall is battering coastal districts.
  • Thousands of people have been evacuated to cyclone shelters.
  • Authorities are on high alert and monitoring the situation closely.

Please stay tuned for more updates on Cyclone Michaung.


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