Posted 24th May...1 pm
BB-3, expressed as a Depression till yesterday, now satellite images showing tightening of the pressure around the centre.. Thus rapidly formed into a Cyclone "Yaas" with estimated core pressure at 990 mb and core winds estimated at 65-75 kmph.
Tracking towards the Odisha/West Bengal border line....as Cat 2/3
Balasore 300-350mms, Bhubaneshwar 275-325 mms....can vary depending on the intensifying of the Cyclone.
Kolkata can expect 80-100 mms in the time frame.
Mumbai: No cyclone threat to Mumbai. Partly cloudy weather for 24th -27th with light drizzles in some parts of city ..very scattered.
Pune: Partly cloudy with chances of thundery development in some parts of Pune on Monday/Tuesday.