Sub: (a) Depression over southwest Arabian Sea & adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean & (b) Low pressure area over Lakshadweep area and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea.
India Meteorological Department
Earth System Science Organisation
(Ministry of Earth Sciences)
BULLETIN NO. : 02 (ARB/05/2019)
TIME OF ISSUE: 0130 HOURS IST DATED: 03.12.2019
(a) Depression over southwest Arabian Sea & adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean
The depression over southwest Arabian Sea & adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean moved northnorthwestwards with a speed of 07 Kmph during the past 06 hrs and lay centred at 2330 hrs IST of 02nd December, 2019 near latitude 6.1°N and longitude 56.5°E, about 780 km south-southeast of Socotra (Yemen) and 990 km southeast of Bosaso (Somalia). It is very likely to intensify gradually into a cyclonic storm during next 48 hours. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards initially and then west-northwestwards towards Somalia coast during next 72 hours.
(b) Low pressure area over Lakshadweep area and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea.
A low pressure area lies over Lakshadweep Area and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea. It is likely to become more marked during next 24 hours and concentrate into a Depression during subsequent 24 hours.