According to sources the India Meteorological Department sounded an orange alert on the arrival of cyclone ockhi, the first tropical storm over the districts in South Kerala, Tamilnadu and Lakshadweep Isands. Meanwhile the word Ockhi means eye in Bengali as it was coined by Bangladesh.
According to Skymet the cyclone moving at a speed of 38 kmph, was located at Latitude 7.5°N and Longitude 77.5°E, around 55 km south of Kanyakumari, 120 km southwest of Thiruvananthapuram, 480 km east-southeast of Minicoy and 340 km west-northwest of Galle in Sri Lanka and is moving towards Lakshadweep island”.
Moreover high speed winds gusting to 85 kmph are also
anticipated over the next two days in Kerala and Tamilnadu. Lakshadweep,
meanwhile, has been kept on a high alert with wind speeds reaching up to 100
kmph. Further the people have been asked to stay indoors while educational
institutions have declared a holiday over the grim situation.
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