Chennai: The Indian Meteorological Department has announced that the low pressure area which was formed in the Bay of Bengal will intensify into Cyclone Gulab and will make landfall on Sunday.
The storm will be crossing the coast on the border of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. It is said that Gulab will make landfall as a cyclonic storm and will not intensify into a severe cyclone.
The Met department has said that the speed of the cyclone will be at around 80 kmph gusting upto 100 kmph.
Fishermen are advised not to venture into the Bay of Bengal during 25 and 26 September. The name Gulab in Hindi means Rose and was coined by Pakistan.
This will be the third cyclone of 2021 after Tauktae and Yaas that had formed in May this year.