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Depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal (0830 HOURS) 

The Depression over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood moved likely northwards with a speed of about 20 kmph during past 6 hours and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 07 December, 2017 near Latitude 11.1º N and Longitude 88.0 ºE, about 930 km to the east-southeast of Machillipatnam and 970 km south-southeast of Gopalpur. The system is very likely to move north-northwestwards and reach north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts around 9th December morning. The system is likely to intensify further into a deep depression during next 24 hours. However, there is a probability of slight weakening of the system when it reaches near north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts. 

Warnings:

Heavy Rainfall:

  • Rainfall at most places with heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next 24 hours.
  • Rainfall at many places with heavy falls at isolated places very likely over north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha during 8th to 10th December, 2017.

Wind:

  • Squally winds speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph very likely over and around Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next 24 hours and decrease thereafter.
  • Squally winds speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph very likely to prevail along and off Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts from 7th evening to 9th December morning and decrease thereafter. 

Sea Condition:

  • Sea condition would be rough to very rough around Andaman Islands during next 36 hours and Nicobar Islands during next 24 hours.
  • Sea condition would be rough to very rough along and off Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts from 7th evening to 9th December morning. 

Action suggested:

  • Fishermen along and off Andaman Islands till the forenoon of 8th December and Nicobar Islands are advised not to venture into sea till the evening of 7th December, 2017.
  • Fishermen along and off north Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts are advised not to venture into sea till 9th December morning.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 12:20 IST