The depression is likely to move west-north westwards to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours. The depression is likely to cross north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts between Vishakapatnam and Gopalpur for forenoon of October 12, said the report.
Distant warning signal number two have been kept hoisted at Machilipatnam, Visakhapatnam, and Krishnapatnam ports. Kakinada and Gangavaram ports have distant warning signal number 2 and section signal number 2. Fishermen have been warned not to venture out into the sea and those at sea have been advised to return to coast.