Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Depression "93A" in striking distance

Latest satellite shot of depression "93A".

It's in striking distance,and it's outer swirl is over southern Gujarat coast.

Latest IMD warning::
ARB 01/2009/05 Dated: 23. 06. 2009
Time of issue: 2030 hours IST
Sub: Depression over northeast Arabian Sea, close to Gujarat coast
The depression over east central Arabian Sea moved northwestwards and lay centred at 1730 hours IST of today, the 23rd June 2009 over northeast Arabian Sea near lat. 20.50 N and long. 71.00 E, close to south Gujarat and Diu coast near Diu. The system is likely to move in a north-northwesterly direction and cross south Gujarat and Diu coast, near Diu within a few hours.
Under its influence, rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls (≥ 25 cm) is likely over Saurashtra & Kutch during next 24 hrs. Rainfall at many places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is likely over Gujarat region during the same period. Rainfall at many places with isolated heavy falls is also likely over north Konkan during next 24 hrs.
Squally winds speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph are likely along and off north Gujarat coast during next 24 hrs and south Gujarat coast during next 12 hrs. Sea condition will be rough to very rough along and off these coasts. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off these coasts.

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