Cyclone

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Drug slang A regional term for PCP
Natural disaster A large-scale closed circulation atmospheric system that develops above the Indian Ocean and South Pacific with low barometric pressure and strong winds—64+ knots/hr—that rotate clockwise
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The weather office said that the cyclonic storm would have its greatest impact in the districts of Nellore, Prakasham and Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh.
As per the latest reports, cyclonic storm Phailin is closing in towards coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh at wind speeds averaging 200-210 km per hour and is expected to hit the two states between 6 p.
Updating the track of Cyclone Phailin, Rathore also said that presently it is a Serious Cyclonic Storm, which is expected to calm down into a cyclone by the evening.
He, however, paid tributes to all those who had laid down their lives for the cause of Telangana, united Andhra and also those who died in the recent Neelam cyclonic storm.
Meanwhile, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest statement that the very severe cyclonic storm Nilofar over westcentral Arabian Sea moved slowly northwestwards in past 06 hours and lay centred at 10am on Tuesday near latitude 15.
After a slow pace, the race developed into a sprint and the winner got home by half a length and a head from Cyclonic Storm and Forge Valley Lady to give rider Eddie Ahern his first winner on the course.
Its strength is-it is a Serious Cyclonic Storm yet at 3 UTC.
Dhaka: Bangladesh on Tuesday ordered massive preparedness as the meteorological (Met) office said cyclonic storm Mahasen has started moving towards the southern coastlines after it was found stationary for hours at the Bay of Bengal.
Meanwhile, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest statement that the very severe cyclonic storm, 'NILOFAR' over westcentral Arabian Sea moved northnorthwestwards in past 06 hours and lay centred at 7am (Oman Time) today near latitude 15.
The powerful cyclonic storm Mahasen finally hit Bangaldesh's Patuakhali district on Thursday morning, creating havoc with heavy showers and strong winds lashing at a speed of 100 kmph.
It may be mentioned here that Met office warned that Phet would intensify and could turn into a severe cyclonic storm.
Richard Fahey was on the mark in the nine-furlong handicap with Cyclonic Storm, who received the warmest of welcomes from her owners Galaxy Racing after justifying favouritism under a well-judged ride from Paul Hanagan.