Visakhapatnam: Cyclone Hudhud over East Central Bay of Bengal moved westnorth westward and lay centred over West Central Bay and adjoining East Central Bay at 17.30 hours today at about 675 km east-southwest of Visakhapatnam, a weather office report said here tonight.
The depression would continue moving westnorth westwards and intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours, it said.
The depression would cross north Andhra Pradesh and Odissa coasts between Visakhapatnam and Gopalpur by forenoon of October 12, 2014, the report said.
Distant warning signal number two has been kept hoisted at Visakhapatnam, Machilipatnam, Nizampatnam, Krishnapatnam ports, the report said.
Distant warning signal number two with section signal number two and three have been kept hoisted at Kakinada and Gangavaram ports, the report said.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea and those at sea have been advised to return to the coast immediately, the report said.