Bhubaneswar: 13/5/20:The regional office of IMD clarified that the developing low pressure over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea will pose no threat to Odisha.
The regional office said there is no weather warning for Odisha in association with this low pressure system for next five days.
The fishermen are advised not to venture into deep sea area of south and central Bay of Bengal from May 15.
Under the influence of the system, squally winds, speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is likely to prevail over south and adjoining central Bay of Bengal on May 15 and 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph over the same region on May 16.
The regional office of IMD said wind speed is likely to increase further becoming gale force winds speed reaching 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph over southwest and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal from the evening of May 16.
Sea condition will be becoming very rough to high over southwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal from the evening of May 16. The IMD’s cyclone warning wing has said a low pressure area has been formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea.
The IMD said it is very likely to move northwestwards initially till May 17 and then re-curve north-northeastwards. In association with the above system, the conditions will become favourable for advance of southwest monsoon over south Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and Andaman & Nicobar Islands around May 16.