Latest picture of hudhud Odisha (major cyclone Invest 99B over bay of bengal) at 955mb suggests Category 3 already. Next 24-48 hours will decide if it develops to Cat4 like Phailin or Cat5 like Supercylone1999. Be prepared. Be safe.Landfall likely Odisha Sunday.
The Odisha government today asked the collectors of 16 districts to stay on high alert as the low pressure has now taken the shape of a depression near the Andaman coast this morning.
Over half of Odisha has been put on high alert for a possible cyclonic storm, the authorities said Tuesday.
The depression will move in a west-northwesterly direction and intensify into a deep depression within next 24 hours and further intensify into a cyclonic storm thereafter