The cyclone will not make landfall either in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh but will move parallel to the east coast and cause rainfall.
It might recurve north-northeastward without making landfall and move towards northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha before fizzling out.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin, at 17:30 hours on Saturday, it lay centered in the bay at 1,140 km southeast of Visakhapatnam
The system is likely to continue to move north-westwards and reach west-central and adjoining north-west Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts by Tuesday.
The government says it is fully prepared to meet any eventuality in case of a possible cyclone.
Officials at Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar said there has been no forecast regarding intensification and path of the system so far.
Mass evacuation will begin in the coastal district of Kendrapara as cyclonic storm Jawad is expected to cross the land near Puri on Sunday.
Brewing over the Bay of Bengal, the system is expected to turn into a cyclonic storm and re-curve north-northeastwards after reaching north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coast around Saturday morning.
This could mean once the system approaches the coast of AP and Odisha, it might re-curve in a north-east direction
More heavy rains are in the offing in Andhra Pradesh, this time in its north coastal districts under the impact of a cyclone brewing in the Bay of Bengal.
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Under influence of the system, however, rainfall activity will also start in Odisha’s south coastal districts from December 3 evening and continue till December 5.
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Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh receive heavy rainfall.
Thereafter, it is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach north Andhra PradeshOdisha coasts around December 4 morning.
The weather department said that it is very likely to move west-northwestwards and intensify into a deep depression over northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast during the next 12 hours.
Several parts of south Gujarat and Saurashtra region received heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the IMD predicted more widespread showers in the state in the next two days.