Cyclone Fani weakens into a deep depression

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has confirmed that the ‘Extremely Severe’ Cyclone Fani has weakened into a deep depression as it moved into Bangladesh. It is very likely to move northeastwards, weaken further into a depression over Bangladesh during next 6 hours.

Meanwhile, the (IMD) has issued rainfall warning at Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. Light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya on 4th May. Light to moderate rainfall at many places with isolated heavy falls very likely over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura on 4th.

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) as well as local Indian Meteorological Department are constantly monitoring the eye of cyclone. It is India’s strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in 20 years.

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