Depression No.1, 2016
9th August, 2016 19:00 MST Today
According to the observations at (18:30)hrs M.S.T today, the low pressure area over Northwest Bay of Bengal has further intensified into a depression and located at Coast of West Bengal near Canning, India. It is forecast to move west wards.
The present stage of the depression is coded yellow stage due to located at Coast of India. It is not moving towards Myanmar coasts.
Position of depression, Center pressure and wind
Depression is located at Latitude (22.0) degree North and Longitude (88.5) degree East, Centre pressure of depression is (998) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is about (35)miles per hour at (18:30) hrs MST today.
Squalls with moderate to rough sea are likely at times off and along Northern Rakhine Coast. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (35) m.p.h.
Trawlers, vessels and ships off and along Northern Rakhine Coast are advised to avert in condition of depression.