Saturday, May 11, 2013

STH Storm watch : The first depression in the Bay of Bengal in 2013 (10-11May2013)

Deep Depression over southeast Bay of Bengal
The deep depression over southeast Bay of Bengal remained practically stationary and lay centred at 2330 hrs IST of 10th May 2013 near latitude 05.50 N and longitude 92.00E, about 400 km south-southwest of Car Nicobar, 1200 km east-southeast of Trincomalee, 1550km southeast of Chennai and 1850 km south of Chittagong.
The system would intensify into a cyclonic storm during next 12 hours. It would move initially northwestwards during next 48hours and recurve thereafter northeastwards towards Bangladesh-Myanmar coast.

Excerpt from IMetD

Praful Rao,

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