Recent satellite images have shown a pair of cyclones in the Indian Ocean region, one in the northern hemisphere and one in the southern hemisphere. Named cyclone Asani and cyclone Karim respectively, these are twin cyclones originating in the same longitude and now drifting apart. According to a bulletin posted on the Indian Meteorological Department website, the severe cyclonic storm Asani moved in from its position in the Bay of Bengal, reaching a point 210 km south-southeast of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh around 11.30 a.m. on May 10. It is expected to move nearly northwestwards and reach the coast near Kakinada-Vishakhapatnam around the morning of May 11. (Read More)
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