All Ports In India Alerted On Cyclonic Storm 'Nanauk'

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Wednesday, June 11, 2014


All ports in India have been alerted about the deep depression over east central Arabian Sea has moved slowly westwards, intensified into a cyclonic storm 'NANAUK' and lay centred at 0530 hours IST of today, 11 June 2014 near latitude 16.50 N and longitude 67.20 E, about 660 km southwest of Mumbai, 590 km south-southwest of Veraval and 990km southeast of Masirah Island (Oman).

It would intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during next 24 hrs. It would move west-northwestwards towards Oman coast during next 72 hrs.

Under the influence of this system, rainfall would occur at most places with isolated heavy falls over coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep during the next 24 hours.

Strong winds speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph would prevail along and off Konkan and south Gujarat coast during next 24 hrs. Sea condition would be rough along and off Konkan , Goa and south Gujarat coast during the same period.

Fishermen along and off Konkan, Goa and south Gujarat coasts are advised to be cautious while venturing into the Sea during next 24 hours.

Source: Extract from India Meteorological Department Bulletin No.ARB01/2014/04 issued at 0830 hours IST on 11 June 2014

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