Tuesday, October 18, 2011

STH stormwatch : Trouble brewing in the Bay (18Oct2011)

Excerpt from IMD midday bulletin

The low pressure area over eastcentral Bay of Bengal now lies as a well marked low pressure area over eastcentral and adjoining westcentral & northwest Bay of Bengal with associated upper air cyclonic circulation extending upto midtropospheric levels. The system may concentrate into a depression during next 24 hours.

  • Widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Nagaland Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.
  • Fairly widespread rain/thundershowers would occur over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, coastal areas of Gangetic West Bengal & Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

    Praful Rao

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