Depression over bay to bring more rains

Port Blair
28 May 2017

The depression over east-central Bay of Bengal moved nearly north-eastwards with a speed of 32 kmph during past six hours and lay centred at 11.30 am on Sunday over east-central Bay of Bengal near latitude 15.0º N and longitude 90.0ºE, about 850 km nearly south-southeast of Kolkata and 830 km south-southwest of Chittagong. The system is very likely to move north-northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast between longitude 91.0 ºE and 92.0ºE around  May 30  noon. It is very likely to intensify into a deep depression during next 12 hours and into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 24 hours, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.
In its weather bulletin, IMD forecast rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over south Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram and heavy rainfall at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. Squally winds speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph would prevail along & off Andaman Islands and adjoining Sea areas during next 48 hours. Squally winds speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph would prevail over South Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura on  May 30 and along and off West Bengal coast on May 29 and 30 .
Sea condition would be rough to very rough along and off Andaman Islands during next 48 hours and along and off West Bengal Coast on May 30 and fishermen have been advised not to venture into sea along and off Andaman Islands during next 48 hrs. Fishermen along and off West Bengal Coast have also been advised not to venture into sea on May 29 30  and those already out at sea are advised to return to the coast immediately, says the bulletin.