IMD predicts depression over East-central, adjoining Southeast Arabain Sea

15 December, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

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IMD forecasted a depression over East-central India and the bordering Southeast Arabian Sea, which is expected to strengthen into a deep depression by Thursday AM.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted a depression over East-central India and the bordering Southeast Arabian Sea, which is expected to strengthen into a deep depression by Thursday AM.

“A depression over the east-central and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea lay centering at 2330 hrs IST yesterday, the 14th December 2022 near latitude 13.80N and longitude 68.70E about 530 km northwest of Aminidivi (Lakshadweep), about 580 km west-southwest of Panjim (Goa),” tweeted India Meteorological Department. Meanwhile, fishermen are urged not to travel into the Lakshadweep Area till this morning.

According to an IMD official bulletin, “Fishermen are advised not to venture into the Lakshadweep Area until Thursday morning; the Southeast Arabian Sea until Thursday evening; the East-central Arabian Sea until December 17 morning; the Westcentral arbiaArabian Sea from Thursday morning to December 18 December; and the Southwest Arabian Sea from Thursday morning to December 17.”

Furthermore IMD stated that the Low-Pressure Area that was over the Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining areas of the South Andaman Sea and Southeast Bay of Bengal has moved northwest and is now over the South-east Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of the East Equatorial Indian Ocean and South Andaman Sea.