Deep Depression Crosses North Andhra Coast, Heavy Rains Expected In South Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over the west-central Bay of Bengal crossed the north coast of Andhra Pradesh close to Kakinada at about 6.30-7.30 AM today.

The latest bulleting from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) added that the deep depression has a maximum sustained wind speed of 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph.

Accordingly, heavy rainfall is expected in southern districts of Odisha. The warning has been extended for Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, south interior Karnataka, south Chhattisgarh and Vidarbha.

Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places and Extremely heavy rainfall (>20 cm per day) at isolated places would occur over Telangana; heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places over coastal & north interior Karnataka, south Konkan section of Goa, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathawada.

Date/Time (IST) Position Maximum sustained surface wind speed (Kmph)


Category of cyclonic disturbance
13.10.20/0530 55-65 gusting to 75 Deep Depression
13.10.20/1130 45-55 gusting to 65 Depression
13.10.20/1730 35-45 gusting to 55 Depression
13.10.20/2330 25-35 gusting to 45 Well marked low

Sea condition will be rough to very rough over west-central and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal, southwest Bay of Bengal and along & off Odisha-Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu & Puducherry coasts till noon of October 13. Fishermen have been advised by the IMD not to venture into the rough sea.