Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, ‘HUDHUD’ over west central Bay of Bengal , Cyclone Warning for north Andhra Pradesh & south Odisha coasts ( Red Message)

According to latest observations, the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘ HUDHUD ’ over westcentral Bay of Bengal moved west - northwestwards during past six hours and lay centered at 1 4 30 hrs IST of 11 th October 20 14 near latitude 16.1 ºN and longitude 85. 0 ºE , about 250 km southeast of isakhapatnam and 340 km south - southeast of Gopalpur. The system would move northwestwards and cross north Andhra Pradesh coast around Visakhapatnam by the forenoon of 12 th October 2014. Download Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Press Release, 11 October 2014.