Bhubaneswar: The low pressure system over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression during the next 48 hours, said India Meteorological Department IMD) on Saturday.
As per the latest forecast, the fresh Low Pressure area lies over South Andaman Sea adjoining South-east Bay of Bengal and Equatorial Indian Ocean.
It is very likely to concentrate into a Depression during next 48 hours and likely to intensify further thereafter. Moreover, it is likely to move nearly westwards and reach south Tamil Nadu coast around December, 2 2020, said IMD in a statement.
Significant Weather Features based on 0830 hours IST of today:
♦ A Low Pressure Area lies over South Andaman Sea adj SE Bay of Bengal & Equatorial Indian Ocean. It is very likely to concentrate into a Depression during next 48 hours and likely to intensify further thereafter.
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The IMD informed that under the influence of the above system, scattered to widespread rainfall activity very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, Kerala & Mahe, Lakshadweep, south Coastal Andhra Pradesh and south Rayalaseema during December 1-2.
Similarly, isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall with moderate thunderstorm and lightning is very likely to occur over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during 01-02 December.
Isolated heavy rainfall with moderate thunderstorm & lightning also very likely to occur over south Coastal Andhra Pradesh during 01-02 December and over Rayalseema and Lakshadweep area on 02 December, 2020.