The depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal remained practically stationary and lay centred over the same region, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.
As per the IMD, it is very likely to maintain its intensity of depression and move slowly west-northwestwards towards North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts during the next 48 hours.
Light to moderate rainfall is likely to commence from November 20 evening over coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining north Tamil Nadu and Rayalaseema.
The intensity of rainfall is likely to increase with moderate rainfall at many places and isolated heavy rainfall is likely over North Tamil Nadu-Puducherry and south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on November 21 and 22.
Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is likely to prevail over Southwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal and along and off Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Sri Lanka coasts during November 20- 22.
Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph is likely to prevail over Gulf of Mannar on November 21 and 22.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into southwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal and along and off Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Sri Lanka coasts during November 20- 22.