Deep depression intensified into Cyclonic Storm ‘Midhili’ over BoB

Prameyanews English

Published By : Prameya News Bureau | November 17, 2023 IST

Bhubaneswar, Nov 17: The deep depression over the northwest Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 20 kmph during the past six hours and intensified into a cyclonic storm “Midhili.”


Also Read: Depression over Bay, may intensify into cyclonic storm: CEC.


It lay centered at 0530 hours IST on Friday over Northwest Bay of Bengal near latitude 20.1°N and longitude 88.5°E, about 190 km east of Paradip (Odisha), 200 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal) and 220 km southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.

 

It is likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and cross Bangladesh’s coast close to Khepupara with a wind speed of 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph during Saturday night and early hours of Sunday.

 

Under the influence of this cyclonic storm, yellow warning sounded for  Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, and Jajpur.

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  • odisha
  • Cyclone Midhili
  • deep depression

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