A low pressure area now lies over the central parts of South Bay of Bengal and adjoining East Equatorial Indian Ocean.
As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the low pressure area is likely to move west -northwestwards slowly towards Sri-Lanka coast during the next two days.
Squally weather with wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph is likely over Andaman Sea; Southwest and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal along and off Sri Lanka coast on December 20.
Squally weather with wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph is likely to prevail over Southwest Bay of Bengal, along & off Sri-Lanka coast, Gulf of Mannar, Comorin area and south Tamil Nadu during December 21-22.
Squally weather with wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph is likely to prevail over Comorin area, Gulf of Mannar and along and off south Tamil Nadu coast on December 23.
Meanwhile, the IMD has also issued warning for cold wave conditions over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryanan and north Rajasthan during the next five days.
Minimum Temperature, Cold Wave and Fog Forecast
No significant change in minimum temperatures likely over northwest India during next two days and fall by 2 degree Celsius thereafter.
No significant change in minimum temperatures likely over East India during the next two days and rise by 2-3°C thereafter.
Due to dry north/northwesterly winds from Himalayas over plains of northwest India, cold wave conditions are likely to continue in isolated pockets, very likely over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and north Rajasthan during the next 5 days with isolated severe cold wave conditions over Punjab during December 22-25.