The Cyclone Warning Division (IMD), India Meteorological Department, warned that the Arabian Sea Depression will likely intensify from May 16 to May 19. This is cyclone Tauktae. IMD stated that in the next 36 hour, severe cyclonic conditions could form on the Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep Islands.
Three districts in Kerala and Lakshadweep are the first to be affected by cyclone Tauktae. Five other districts in Kerala will follow. Thiruvananthapuram is among the districts on alert. IMD states that the Konkan region in Goa and Maharashtra will see more rain on Friday and Saturday. This is expected to continue through Sunday.
Although Cyclone Tauktae has yet to strike the Indian States, there are some sites that can help you monitor the movement of the cyclone as it moves towards the target locations.
Mausam.imd.gov.in, one of India’s most trusted websites for tracking cyclone Tauktae is the best. This website was developed by Ministry of Earth Sciences. It allows you track any type of cyclone, including Tauktae. For the most current updates, search mausam.imd.gov.in using Google Search. To find the site click on the cyclone option and tap on Track Cyclone Disruption.
The reliable website www.cyclocane.com allows you to track cyclones in real-time. To find out more, visit www.cyclocane.com > Click on Cyclone Tauktae to access the website.
To track the cyclone status you can visit www.hurricanezone.net website and the homepage will display all information related to Tauktae. Click on the Cyclone icon on the website for more information. This site lets you track the latest tropical cyclone and typhoon bulletins and provides satellite and radar imagery worldwide.
The Indian Meteorological Ministry – Ministry of Earth Sciences has developed the Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre (RSMC) for typical cyclones over North Indian Ocean. It allows you to monitor cyclones within India. This website gives real-time information about the cyclone.
The UMANG app allows you to monitor the movement and speed of Tauktae cyclone. It is compatible with both Android and iOS.