Sub: (a) Cyclonic Storm, ‘LUBAN’ over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea; (b) Depression over eastcentral Bay of Bengal: Pre-cyclone watch for Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coasts

Report
from Government of India
Published on 08 Oct 2018 View Original

India Meteorological Department Earth System Science Organisation (Ministry of Earth Sciences)
BULLETIN NO. : 14 (ARB 04/2018) and BULLETIN NO.: 4 (BOB 08/2018)

(a) Cyclonic Storm, ‘LUBAN’ over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea:

The Cyclonic Storm over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea moved further west-northwestwards with a speed of about 14 kmph in last 06 hours and lay centered at 1730 hrs IST of today, the 08 th October 2018 over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea, near latitude 12.5°N and longitude 61.0°E, about 900 km east-southeast of Salalah (Oman) and 770 km east of Socotra Islands (Yemen). It is very likely to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 24 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards towards Yemen & South Oman Coasts during next 5 days.