Heavy rainfall in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana


New Delhi: The depression formed the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a deep depression during next 12 hours, which would trigger heavy rainfall in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Karnataka and Kerala.

 “The depression over the west-central Bay of Bengal lay centred about 280 kms south-east of Visakhapatnam and to intensify into a deep depression during the next 12 hours and cross north Andhra Pradesh coast close to Kakinada during morning hours on October 13 (Tuesday),” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted.

Under its influence, squally weather with surface wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is very likely to prevail along and off Odisha coast and West-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Bay of Bengal till October 13.

“Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places likely to occur over south Odisha & adjoining Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Karnataka & north Kerala and heavy falls at isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada and Vidarbha on 12 th October 2020,” it said.

“Extremely heavy rainfall (>20 cm per day) is also likely at isolated places over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and also over north Kerala and adjoining coastal Karnataka on 12th October,” the IMD said.

The met department said that sea condition will be rough to very rough over west-central & adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal, southwest Bay of Bengal and along & off Odisha-Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu & Puducherry coasts on October 12 and over Gulf of Mannar during October 12-13.