Well Marked Low Pressure Concentrates Into Depression: IMD

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Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday informed that the Well Marked Low Pressure Area over central parts of south Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestward, concentrated into a depression.

According to IMD’s latest bulletin, yesterday’s Well Marked Low Pressure Area over central parts of south Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestward, concentrated into a depression and lay centred at 0530 hours IST of today, the 20th November, 2022 over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal, near latitude 10.0o N and longitude 85.5o E, about 600 km east of Jaffna (Sri Lanka), 630 km eastsoutheast of Karaikal and 670 km east-southeast of Chennai.

It is very likely to maintain its intensity of depression and move slowly westnorthwestwards towards Tamilnadu-Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts during next 48 hours.

Following this, light to moderate rainfall is likely to commence from November 20 evening over coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining north Tamil Nadu and Rayalaseema.

The intensity of rainfall is likely to increase with moderate rainfall at many places and isolated heavy rainfall is likely over North Tamil Nadu-Puducherry and south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on November 21 and 22, it added.

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