Cyclone Sitrang likely to form over Bay of Bengal after October 22: IMD

Bhubaneswar: A cyclone is likely to form over west-central Bay of Bengal after October 22, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted today.

As per the prediction by the agency, a low pressure area may form over southeast and eastcentral Bay of Bengal.

The system may intensify into a depression around October 22 and further into a cyclonic storm over west-central Bay of Bengal, the IMD added.

The system will be named as Cyclone Sitrang in the case of its intensification into a cyclonic storm.

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