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Cyclone Warning - Depression over Gangetic West Bengal intensifies into a deep depression

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Cyclone Warning - Depression over Gangetic intensifies into a deep depression

The depression over Gangetic has moved west-northwestwards with a speed of about 15 kmph in past 03 hours. It intensified into a deep depression and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 09th October, 2017 over Gangetic near Latitude 22.5? N and Longitude 88.4 ?E, close to Kolkata. The system is very likely to move slowly west-northwestwards initially during next 24 hours and move northwards thereafter.

Warning:

(i) Heavy Rainfall warning:

o Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Gangetic during next 24 hours and isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall during subsequent 24 hours.

o Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over north Odisha and Jharkhand during next 48 hours.

o Rainfall at many places with heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Chhattisgarh & south Odisha on 10th and over Bihar on 10th & 11th October.

(ii) Wind warning:

o Squally winds speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph would prevail along & off north Odisha and coasts during next 24 hours.

o Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph would prevail over Gangetic and 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph very likely over adjoining areas of Odisha & Jharkhand during next 24 hours.

(iii) Sea condition: State of Sea very likely to be rough to very rough along & off north Odisha and coasts during next 24 hours.

(iv) Fishermen Warning: Fishermen along & off north Odisha and coasts are advised not to venture into Sea during next 24 hours.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 00:20 IST