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Depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha – West Bengal coasts

Newdelhi:6/8/19:The Depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha – West Bengal coasts remained practically stationary during the past 3 hours and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 6th August, 2019 near latitude 20.50N and longitude 88.00E, about 160 km southeast of Balasore (Odisha) and about 130 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal). It is very likely to intensify into a Deep Depression during next 24 hours. It is very likely to move west northwestwards across Odisha – West Bengal coasts during next 48 hours.

Warning 

(a)  Rainfall:

o    Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls (≥ 20cm) very likely over Odisha on 6th and 7th August. Light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy and extremely heavy falls very likely over south Chhattisgarh during the same period. Light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls are also very likely over Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand during 6th and 7th August 2019.

o    Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places very likely over north Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on 6th & 7th August.

o     Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Madhya Pradesh on 6th August and light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls with isolated extremely heavy falls (≥ 20cm) very likely over Madhya Pradesh on 7th and 8th August.

(b)   Wind Warning: Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph very likely along and off West Bengal- Odisha Coasts during next 48 hours. Strong winds speed reaching 30-40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph are also very likely over interior areas of Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal and Jharkhand on 7th August.

(c)       Sea Condition:State of Sea will be rough to very rough over north Bay of Bengal and along & off Odisha – West Bengal Coasts on 6th and 7th August and also over adjoining central Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours.

(d)       Fishermen Warning:Fishermen are advised not to venture into northwest Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha and West Bengal coasts during next 48 hrs. 

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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