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Hudhud watch: Weather site puts Vishakhapatanam, Kakinada in red alert zone

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Odisha Sun Times Weather Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 12:

A red alert has been issued for Vishakhapatnam and Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh by the Help Desk at the leading storm monitoring site Tropical Storm Risk, which has also issued alerts for the locations most likely to be hit or affected by the advancing Cyclone Hudhud.

Hudhud projection on Doppler Radar( IMD)
Hudhud projection on Doppler Radar( IMD)

In its latest bulletin, the site said Very Severe Cyclonic Storm HUDHUD (03B) currently located near 16.0 N 85.2 E is forecast to strike land to the following likelihood(s) at the given lead time(s):

Red Alert City(s) and Town(s)

CAT1- Category 1 Storm (119-153 km per hour)
TS- Tropical Storm (63-118 km per hour)

Vishakhapatnam (17.8 N, 83.3 E)
-probability for CAT 1 or above is 75% in about 24 hours
-probability for TS is 95% within 12 hours

Kakinada (17.0 N, 82.3 E)
-probability for CAT 1 or above is 60% in about 24 hours
-probability for TS is 95% in about 24 hours

Yellow Alert City(s) and Town(s)

Naupada (18.6 N, 84.2 E)
-probability for CAT 1 or above is 15% in about 36 hours
-probability for TS is 90% in about 36 hours

Machilipatnam (16.2 N, 81.2 E
-probability for TS is 60% in about 24 hours

Brahmapur (19.3 N, 84.9 E)
-probability for TS is 55% in about 24 hours