Wednesday, August 10, 2016

STH stormwatch (10Aug2016) : Depression in the Bay of Bengal intensifies into a deep depression and moves inland

Aug2016 has seen the development of at least 2 low pressure areas in the first week, in the Bay of Bengal. Both formed off the coast of Odisha and moved inland on an almost northwesterly track.
Extract of 'Inference' of 10Aug2016 (evening) for the depression above is below :-
'The deep depression over south Bangladesh & adjoining West Bengal moved north­
northwestwards during past 3 hours and lay centred at 1430 hours IST of today i.e. 10th August, 2016, over Bangladesh ; neighbourhood with its centre close to Latitude 23.4°N and Longitude 89.1°E, about 60 km east of Krishnanagar (West Bengal),40 Km southeast of Chuadanga (Bangladesh). The system is likely to move slowly north­northwestwards during next 24 hours. Subsequently,it is likely to weaken gradually and move west­northwestwards.'

Praful Rao,
Dist Darjeeling

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