Depression over Lakshadweep area - 14th May 2021
The well marked low pressure area over Lakshadweep area & adjoining southeast Arabian Sea moved east-northeastwards, concentrated into a Depression and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of today, the 14thMay, 2021 over Lakshadweep area near latitude 10.5°N and longitude 72.3°E, about 80 km south-southwest of Amini Divi, 360 km west-southwest of Kannur (Kerala), 1170 km south-southeast of Veraval (Gujarat).
It is very likely to intensify into a Deep Depression during next 12 hours and into a Cyclonic Storm during subsequent 12 hours. It is very likely to intensify further. It is very likely to move initially north-northeastwards till today evening. It would then move north-northwestwards and reach near Gujarat coast by 18th May morning.
Sea condition will be very rough to High over east central Arabian Sea along & off Karnataka coast on 15th May and Maharashtra – Goa coasts on 15th & 16th May.
• Fishermen out in the Deep Sea are advised to return to coast.
• The fishermen are advised not to venture into southeast Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep – Maldives areas from 13th May, east central Arabian Sea along & off Karnataka coast from 14th May, into eastcentral Arabian Sea and along & off Maharashtra – Goa coasts from 15th May and into eastcentral & adjoining northeast Arabian Sea along & off Gujarat coast from 17th May.