Depression over northwest & adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal intensified
Author: Desk June 12, 2017
The depression over northwest & adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of about 30 kmph in past six hours, intensified into a deep depression and crossed Bangladesh coast near Khepupara between 0430 and 0530 hours IST of today, 12th June 2017. It lay centered near Latitude 22.5ºN and Longitude 90.5ºE over south Bangladesh & neighbourhood about 60 km northeast of Khepupara (Bangladesh) and 170 km south-southwest of Agartala. The system is very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and weaken into a depression during next 12 hours.
(i) Heavy Rainfall warning: Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places is very likely to occur over Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during next 24 hours and heavy rainfall at isolated places during subsequent 24 hours. Rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is also very likely to occur over coastal districts of north Odisha and West Bengal during next 24 hours.
(ii) Wind warning: Squally winds speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph would prevail along & off north Odisha and West Bengal coast during next 12 hours. Strong winds of order 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph would prevail over Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during next 48 hours.
(iii) Sea condition: Sea condition would be very rough along & off north Odisha and West Bengal coasts during next 12 hours.
(iv) Fishermen Warning: Fishermen along & off north Odisha and West Bengal coasts are advised not to venture into sea during the same period.