Sunday, June 26, 2016

STH stormwatch : Low pressure area forms in Bay of Bengal and updates

Excerpt from IMD All India Weather Inference
'The low pressure area over westcentral Bay of Bengal off Coastal Andhra Pradesh now lies over west central & adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off south Odisha, north Andhra Pradesh. Associated upper   air   cyclonic   circulation   extends   upto   7.6   Km   above   mean   sea   level   tilting   southwards   with height. It is likely to become well marked low pressure area during next 24 hours.'

We will keep a track of the storm and post updates as required.

Update on 27Jun2016 (evening)
a. The low pressure in the Bay of Bengal persists.
b. The low pressure in the Arabian sea has intensified into a depression and is expected to move westwards.

Praful Rao
Dist Darjeeling

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