Ministry of Home Affairs
Disaster Management Division
(National Emergency Response Centre)
Depression over eastcentral Arabian Sea. The depression over eastcentral Arabian Sea remained practically stationary over the same region during the past 03 hrs and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 24th October, 2019 near latitude 15.4°N and longitude 70.4°E, about 360 km west-southwest of Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), 490 km southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 1750 km east-southeast of Salalah (Oman). It is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during next 12 hours and into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 12 hours. It is very likely to move east-northeastwards till 25th October evening. Then it is very likely to re-curve and move nearly westnorthwestwards towards south Oman and adjoining Yemen coast with gradual intensification during subsequent 72 hours.