Press Release 12: Depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal (1300 hours IST, 08-12-2017)

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Yesterday’s Depression over southeast Bay of Bengal moved north-northwestwards, intensified into a Deep Depression in the early morning of today. It lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 08th December, 2017 over westcentral Bay of Bengal near Latitude 15.0 ºN and Longitude 86.8 ºE, about 510 km south-southeast of Gopalpur and 610 km eastsoutheast of Machilipatnam. It is likely to maintain intensity of deep depression for about 12 hrs and weaken gradually into a depression during subsequent 12 hrs. The system is very likely to move north-northwestwards and reach north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts around 9th December morning as a depression.