IMD alert: Deep depression forms in Arabian Sea; Advises fishermen not to venture into sea
The Indian Meteorological Office (IMD) has advised fishermen not to venture into the sea along the Southwest and Westcentral part of the Arabian sea. This comes following the presence of a depression which is likely to form into Cyclonic circulation over the same region in the next 24 hours. It also issued rainfall alerts in several states for the next five days.
Latest update on deep depression:-
The deep depression over the South West Arabian Sea moved W-NW about 820 km E-SE of Socotra (Yemen) and 1100 km S-SE of Salalah Airport (Oman). “To intensify into a CS over SW Arabian Sea during next 06 hours and further severe cyclonic storm in the evening of 22 Oct,” IMD said in a tweet.
The Met Office has predicted a squally wind speed reaching 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph today morning near Southwest Arabian Sea. While, in the areas around Westcentral Arabian Sea, the Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is prevailing and likely to gradually increase becoming 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph on Saturday.
A look at weather conditions of few states:-
Delhi is likely to experience a mainly clear sky with mist in the morning. The maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 32 and 16 degree Celsius respectively. On Friday, the national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 31.1 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average. The minimum temperature settled at 16.1 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average.
Odisha’s coastal districts are likely to witness a wet Dussehra from October 23. This is due to the formation of a low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal on Friday. However, dry weather conditions will prevail in the state till October 22.
The Regional Met Office has predicted a mainly clear sky in Kolkata. The maximum and minimum temperatures are most likely around 32 degrees Celsius and 24 degrees Celsius respectively. The dry weather conditions are most likely to occur over Sikkim and all the districts of Sub Himalayan West Bengal.