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Government of India
Ministry of Earth Science
12-October-2018 12:05 IST
Deep Depression over Odisha; Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, ‘LUBAN’ over west central Arabian Sea

(a)   Deep Depression over Odisha

  The Deep Depression over Odisha moved east-northeastwards in past six hours with a speed of 8 kmph, and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 12th October 2018 over Odisha near latitude 20.4°N and longitude 84.6°E, 30 km north-east of Phulbani and 70 km southwest of Angul. It is very likely to move northeastwards towards Gangetic West Bengal and weaken into a depression during next 12 hours.

                             Forecast track and intensity are given in the following table:

 

Date/Time(IST)

Position

(Lat. 0N/ long. 0E)

Maximum sustained surface wind speed (Kmph)

Category of cyclonic disturbance

12.10.18/0530

20.4/84.6

50-60 gusting to 70

Deep Depression

12.10.18/1130

20.7/85.1

50-60 gusting to 70

Deep Depression

12.10.18/1730

21.0/85.6

45-55 gusting to 65

Depression

12.10.18/2330

21.4/86.3

40-50 gusting to 60

Depression

13.10.18/0530

21.9/87.0

35-45 gusting to 55

Depression

13.10.18/1730

23.0/88.6

25-35 gusting to 45

Well Marked Low

 

(i)            Heavy rainfall warnings:

Region

12 Oct. 2018(Rainfall till 0830 IST of next day)

13 Oct. 2018(Rainfall till 0830 IST of next day)

Odisha

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places over north Odisha.

 

Nil

Gangetic West Bengal

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places

Rainfall at many places with heavy falls at Isolated Places

Assam & Meghalaya

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at Isolated Places

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at Isolated Places

Mizoram & Tripura

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places

Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places

 

 

Legends: Red-Take Action; Orange- Be prepared; Yellow- be updated; Green: No warning

 

 

(i)          Wind warning

Squally wind speed of 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph very likely along & off Odisha and West Bengal  and 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph likely over adjoining areas of north interior Odisha during next 12 hours and adjoining areas of south interior Odisha during next 6 hours..

 

(ii)         Sea condition

·      The sea condition will be rough to very rough along & off Odisha and West Bengal during next 24 hours. Sea conditions will be rough to very rough along & off West Bengal and north Odisha Coasts during next 24 hours. 

(iii)        Action Suggested:

·      The fishermen are advised not to venture into Sea along and off Odisha and West Bengal coasts and north Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours.

 

 

  (b) Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, ‘LUBAN’ over westcentral Arabian Sea 

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘LUBAN’ over westcentral Arabian Sea moved slightly northward during past 06 hours with a speed of 02 km/hour and lay centered at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 12th October 2018 over westcentral Arabian Sea, near latitude 14.7°N and longitude 57.6°E, about 450 km east-southeast of Salalah (Oman), 460 km east-northeast of Socotra Islands (Yemen) and 610 km east-southeast of Al-Ghaidah (Yemen). It is very likely to move west-northwestwards towards and cross Yemen & adjoining South Oman Coasts around 15 degree north during noon of 14th October 2018 as a severe cyclonic storm.

Date/Time(IST)

Position

(Lat. 0N/ long. 0E)

Maximum sustained surface

wind speed (Kmph)

Category of cyclonic disturbance

12.10.18/0530

14.7/57.6

120-130 gusting to 145

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

12.10.18/1130

14.8/57.2

110-120 gusting to 135

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

12.10.18/1730

14.9/56.8

110-120 gusting to 135

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

12.10.18/2330

14.9/55.9

110-120 gusting to 135

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

13.10.18/0530

14.9/55.2

110-120 gusting to 135

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

13.10.18/1730

15.0/54.1

100-110 gusting to 125

Severe Cyclonic Storm

14.10.18/0530

15.1/52.3

100-110 gusting to 125

Severe Cyclonic Storm

14.10.18/1730

15.3/50.6

80-90 gusting to 100

Cyclonic Storm

15.10.18/0530

15.5/48.9

50-60 gusting to 70

Deep Depression

(i)    Wind warning

Gale wind speed reaching 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph is prevailing over westcentral Arabian Sea. It is very likely to decrease gradually becoming 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 during next six hours and 100-110 kmph gusting to 125 kmph by 14th October 2018 morning along and off south Oman and Yemen coasts and over adjoining westcentral Arabian Sea and adjoining Gulf of Aden . 

 

(ii)   Sea condition

The sea condition is phenomenal around the system centre. It will become very high  ll is very likely become very high over westcentral Arabian Sea and adjoining Gulf of Aden till 14th October 2018 noon.

 

(iii)   Fishermen Warning

The fishermen are advised not to venture into westcentral Arabian Sea & Gulf of Aden till 14th October.

 

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