Hurricane Yaas in the Bay of Bengal; Possibility of heavy rain in Kerala

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Thiruvananthapuram: The Central Meteorological Department has warned of possible depression in the Andaman Sea in the Bay of Bengal. The depression is expected to form by May 22.

If that happens, it will become the second hurricane this year. The cyclone is expected to make landfall on the Odisha-Bengal coast by May 25, the Met Office said.

The hurricane is known as Yaas. The name was suggested by Oman. The Central Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rains in Kerala as a result of the cyclone.