This is due to the effect of a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal which is heading toward coast. The cyclone is expected to make landfall near Puri, Odisha around Sunday noon. Here are more updates about the cyclone.
Details Red alert for Vizag, Puri, other areas
A red alert has been issued for several districts of Andhra Pradesh including Srikakulam, Vizianagram, and Visakhapatnam. Further, a similar warning has been issued for parts of Odisha - Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, and Jagatsinghpur. A red alert indicates severe weather that can pose a threat to life and disrupt travel and power supply in the area.
Measures 54,000 people evacuated in AP
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