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New Delhi: A Low Pressure Area has formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea since today morning of today, the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.
It is very likely to concentrate into a Depression over central parts of south Bay of Bengal on May 15 and further intensify into a Cyclonic Storm over southwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal by May 16 evening, the IMD warned. It added: “It is very likely to move northwestwards initially till May 17 and then re-curve north-northeastwards.
In association with the above system, the conditions will become favourable for advance of southwest monsoon over south Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and Andaman & Nicobar Islands around May 16, 2020.
Under its influence, the following adverse weather is likely over south & central Bay of Bengal and adjoining Andaman Sea from May 15 onwards.
(i) Rainfall (over Andaman & Nicobar Islands):
- Light to moderate rainfall at most places very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islandson 15th& 16th May. Andaman Islands are also likely to experience heavy rainfall at a few places on these two days.
(ii) Wind warning
- Squally winds, speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is likely to prevail over south and adjoining central Bay of Bengal on May 16, 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph over the same region on May 16
- . Wind speed is likely to increase further becoming Gale force winds speed reaching 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph over southwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal from the evening of May 16. Squally winds, speed reaching 45-55 kmph are likely to prevail over Andaman Sea on May 15 and 16.
(iii) Sea condition
- • Sea condition will be rough to very rough over south and adjoining central Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea on May 15 and 16 afternoon and very rough to High over southwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal from the evening of May 16.
(iv) Fishermen Warning
• The fishermen are advised not to venture into south and central Bay of Bengal from May 15, 2020.Those who are out at Sea over these regions are advised to return to coasts by tomorrow.
The system is under continuous surveillance and the concerned state governments are being informed regularly.