The melancholy in the Bay of Bengal has been located hottest to 420 km South-South-East of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) and 760 km in the identical route away from Nagapattinam 820 from Puducherry and about 900 km from Chennai alongside the Tamil Nau coast in India.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) expects the melancholy may well intensify into a deep melancholy (only a round away from staying a cyclone) by tomorrow (Friday). It will shift to the North-West alongside and off the East Coast of Sri Lanka even though skirting the island country and heading toward the North Tamil Nadu Coastline throughout the upcoming two times.
Flooding, drinking water logging probable
The deep depression, the significant winds and involved hefty to extremely rain may perhaps cause localised flooding of roads, inundation and drinking water logging in low lying spots and closure of underpasses primarily in the urban places of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema variously from tomorrow (Friday) to Sunday.
Visibility could be affected at moments, targeted visitors may perhaps be thrown out of gear in important metropolitan areas and kutcha roadways may possibly put up with small hurt. Susceptible structures could probably suffer harm although squally winds and inundation could hit horticulture and standing crops. The general public has been warned also towards localised landslides or mudslides.
Warning to fishermen
Sea affliction will fluctuate from ‘rough’ (wave heights of 8-13 ft) to ‘very rough’ (13-20 ft) about South-West and adjoining West-Central Bay, the Gulf of Mannar and the Comorin and along and off the Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts until Sunday. Similar disorders might prevail also over the adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean currently (Thursday).
Fishermen are advised not to venture into the South-West and adjoining West-Central Bay of Bengal, adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Mannar, the Comorin spot and together and off the Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts until Sunday.
Superior winds, weighty rain
Light-weight to moderate rainfall or thundershowers are probable right now at a number of destinations in excess of Coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal as the despair hovers some length absent. As for tomorrow (Friday), this will unfold out to numerous places with isolated heavy rainfall. Mild to average rainfall and thundershowers may perhaps split out at a number of places also over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema.
Squally winds velocity reaching 45-55 km/hr gusting to 65 km/hr may well prevail about South-West and adjoining West-Central Bay, the Gulf of Mannar and alongside and off the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts. Squally winds reaching 40-50 km/hr gusting to 60 km/hr are probably to the South and South-East in excess of the Equatorial Indian Ocean.
Very large rain likely
On Saturday and Sunday, gentle to reasonable rainfall/thundershowers are probable at most locations in excess of Coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal with weighty to quite large rainfall at isolated destinations. Mild to reasonable rainfall/thundershower will lengthen to many spots with isolated hefty falls in excess of South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema.
Squally winds will ramp up to 50-60 kmph gusting to a cyclonic 70 km/hr above South-West and adjoining West-Central Bay, the Gulf of Mannar and along and off the North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts.
Cyclonic wind gusts
On Monday, mild to moderate rainfall/thundershowers will persist at most sites around North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal with significant to really hefty rainfall at isolated spots. Isolated large falls are very likely about south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema.
Prevailing wind speeds may well quiet down to 40-50 km/hr gusting to 60 km/hr about West-Central and adjoining South-West Bay and along and off the North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts.
In a speedy-evolving progress, yesterday’s (Wednesday) nicely-marked minimal-tension region has intensified into a despair this (Thursday) early morning in excess of the South-West Bay of Bengal, right after it moved in nearer to Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu coasts overnight, India Meteorological Office (MD) has mentioned.
Showers or thundershowers will arise somewhere else during Thursday night or night time. Fairly significant showers higher than 5 cm
March 03, 2022