Low Pressure Area Forms Over Northwest Bay Of Bengal Off Odisha Coast

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area has formed over Northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coasts under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over Northwest Bay of Bengal, informed the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Friday.

The Meteorological Centre further stated that the system is likely to become more marked during the subsequent 24 hours and move west­northwestwards across Odisha.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had yesterday informed that, under the influence of the low pressure, squally weather with surface wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is very likely over central Bay of Bengal adjoining North Bay Bengal during June 10 to 12 and along and off Odisha coast & North Bay of Bengal adjoining westcentral Bay Bengal from June 11 to 14.