MD issues warning over likelihood of cyclonic storm in Arabian sea


Panaji :India Meteorological Department, Meteorological centre, Goa has issued a warning over the likelihood of formation of a cyclonic storm over east central Arabian Sea around 16th May 2021.

 A low pressure area is very likely to form over the southeast Arabian Sea around 14th May morning. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards across southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area and intensify gradually. It may intensify into a Cyclonic Storm over east central Arabian Sea around 16th May and continue to move north-northwestwards.
There is no heavy rainfall warning for North Goa and South Goa districts up to 15th May. Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds of speed 30-40kmph very likely at isolated places over North Goa and South Goa districts on 14th and 15th May. Increase in rainfall activity is likely on 16th&17th May, warned IMD.
“Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph very likely to prevail along & off Maharashtra-Goa coasts on 16th May. IMD also warned that Sea conditions will be rough to very rough in  Maharashtra – Goa coasts on 16th May”.
IMD has advised fishermen not to venture into eastcentral Maharashtra – Goa coasts from 15th May


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