Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal to accentuate into deep despair: IMD’s climate warning to TN

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New Delhi, Feb 4: The India Meteorological Division (IMD) on Thursday mentioned a low-pressure space over the southwest Bay of Bengal has intensified right into a despair with a wind velocity of 40-50 kmph because it moved in the direction of the north Tamil Nadu coast, including that the low strain is predicted to accentuate additional right into a deep despair in the course of the subsequent 24 hours.

Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal to intensify into deep depression: IMDs weather warning to TN

In a press release, the IMD mentioned, “Yesterday’s depression over southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean now lies over southwest Bay of Bengal and lay centered at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 4th March 2022, near latitude 8.9°N and longitude 82.9°E, about 180 km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 390km southeast of Nagappattinam (Tamil Nadu), 470 km southeast of Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) and about 530 km south-southeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu).”

It additional mentioned, “It is likely to intensify further into a Deep Depression during the next 12 hours. It is likely to move north-northwestwards off the east coast of Sri Lanka till 5th March morning and then move west northwestwards towards the north Tamil Nadu Coast during subsequent 48 hours.” The climate forecasting company predicted gentle to average rainfall/thundershower at just a few locations over coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on 4 March.

The IMD has additionally predicted gentle to average rainfall/thundershower at just a few locations with remoted heavy rainfall seemingly over north coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. “Light to moderate rainfall/thundershower at isolated places is very likely over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on 05th March,” mentioned the IMD.

“Light to moderate rainfall/thundershower at many places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal; Light to moderate rainfall/thundershower with heavy falls at isolated places is very likely over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on 06th March. Light to moderate rainfall/thundershower at many places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal; Light to moderate rainfall/thundershower with heavy falls at isolated places is very likely over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on 07th March 2022.” Mentioning the ocean situation it mentioned, “Sea condition will be rough to very rough over Southwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal, Gulf of Mannar and Comorin area and along and off Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & south Andhra Pradesh coasts during 4th to 6th March 2022,” it acknowledged.

The IMD has additionally warned fishermen to not to enterprise into Southwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal, adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean, Gulf of Mannar, Comorin space and alongside and off Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts until 6 March 2022. Company

Story first printed: Friday, March 4, 2022, 21:24 [IST]

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