Rashmi Ranjan

The low pressure area over the southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea has become a well-marked low pressure area, informed India Meteorological department on Tuesday.

According to the MeT office, the well-marked low pressure area is very likely to intensify into a depression by Tuesday evening and then into a cyclonic storm over southeast BoB and adjoining areas of East Central BoB and Andaman Sea on May 10. 

Then, it is likely to move initially north-northwestwards till May 12 morning and thereafter, it will recurve gradually and move north-northeastwards towards Bangladesh-Myanmar coasts, the MeT office predicted.

Rainfall warning:

Rainfall at many places with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on May 9.

Rainfall at most places, with heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands during May 10 and 11

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over Andaman Islands and isolated heavy rainfall over Nicobar Islands on 12th May

Wind warning:

Squally wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph is likely over southeast Bay of Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and adjoining Andaman Sea on May 9.

Gale wind speed reaching 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph is likely over southeast and adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and adjoining Andaman Sea on May 10 and 11.

Gale wind speed reaching 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph is likely over eastcentral Bay of Bengal and 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph over Andaman Sea and Andaman Islands on May 12.

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