Phethai cyclone to make a landfall on December 17

 andhrapradesh | Written by : Suryaa Desk Updated: Sat, Dec 15, 2018, 06:18 PM

IMD has said that the Phethai cyclone has deteriorated into a severe cyclonic storm. The cyclone is is currently stationed  720 km off Sriharikota.  It is likely to make a landfall between East Godavari and Vizag coast on the night of December 17. The cyclone is likely to move at a velocity of 160 km per hour.  The RGS is keeping a close watch on the cyclone. Continuous messages are being sent through the IVRS system to the people of the low-lying areas.