Bhubaneswar, June 22: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that a cyclonic circulation is seen over Odisha which is likely to move towards northwestwards in the coming days. In its weather update, the weather agency said that a cyclonic circulation is seen over north interior Odisha & neighbourhood between 0.9 km and 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwards. It added saying that the the system is very likely to move northwestwards during next 3 days.

If this cyclonic circulation intensifies into a depression and further into a deep depression, it will lead to a formation of a cyclonic storm. The next cyclone will be named as 'Gati', meaning speed or pace. The name 'Gati' has been given by India and is the second name in the new list of which comprises of 169 cyclones names from 13 member countries. Here's Your Glossary For Jargons Related to Cyclonic Storm.

Earlier this month, Cyclone Nisarga had made a thumping landfall at Shriwardhan-Dive Agar in Raigad district. It made a landfall on June 3 and later weakened into a low pressure area on the evening of June 4. As per reports,  Nisarga killed four people 4 lives- 2 each in Raigad and Pune before it fizzled out.

Meanwhile, the monsoon had advanced to majority regions across India.  Delhi witnessed another spell of early-morning rains made the weather pleasant on Monday. The IMD said rains are going to continue over the next few days with the monsoon expected to reach the city on Wednesday.

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