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Ministry of Home Affairs Disaster Management Division (National Emergency Response Centre) Situation report as on 17th October 2020 at 2000 Hrs.

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Significant Weather Features :-

  • The Depression over Eastcentral & adjoining Northeast Arabian Sea moved nearly westwards with the speed of around 18 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 1430 hours IST of today, the 17th October 2020 near latitude 17.8°N and longitude 68.0°E, about 420 km southsouthwest of Veraval (Saurashtra-Gujarat) and 1500 km east-northeast of Salalah (Oman). It is very likely to move nearly westwards during next 48 hours and weaken gradually thereafter.

  • A fresh Low pressure area likely to form over central Bay of Bengal around 19th October. It is likely to become more marked during subsequent 24 hours. Under its influence, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places over Odisha, Telangana and Coastal Andhra Pradesh on 20th October and heavy rainfall at isolated places over the rest of the Tamil Nadu, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana during 17th-21st and over Odisha during 19th-21st October, 2020