Kolkata, Nov 14 (UNI) West Bengal is expected to witness a severe cyclonic storm or ''SIDR'' within the next 24 hours.
Met officials here today said the latest satellite imagery and synoptic observations indicate very severe cyclonic storm over the southeast Bay of Bengal by tomorrow morning.
Presently, the cyclone is settled at a location about 920 kms south of Kolkata.
The system is likely to intensify further and move in a north north-westerly direction.
Fishermen have been warned against venturing into deep sea due to threats of adverse weather.