06 November 2019
Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over eastcentral and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal has moved westwards with a speed of 04 kmph, and today at 8.30 am lay centred over eastcentral & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal, near Lat 13.4°N and Long 89.3°E.
The deep depression is in all likelihood set to intensify further into a cyclonic storm by 5.30 in the evening today. Once the system concentrates into a cyclonic storm, it will be named ‘Bulbul’.
According to the latest bulletin released by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the deep depression lay centred about 390 km west-northwest of Maya Bandar (Andaman Islands), about 810 km south-southeast of Paradip (Odisha), 920 km south-southeast of Sagar Islands (West Bengal) and 960 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh).
It is very likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm by 5.30 pm today as per the forecast track and intensity indicated in the IMD bulletin.
It is very likely to move west-northwestwards for some more time and then north-northwestwards, towards West Bengal & adjoining north Odisha and Bangladesh coasts, the bulletin added.