FISHERMEN WARNING

 

WARNING FOR FISHERMEN VALID FOR NEXT

 24 HOURS UPDATED AT 2200 HRS IST ON 

10.12.2016 

 

tamil Nadu and puducherry CoastS

LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATE THAT THE SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM, VARDAH OVER SOUTHEAST BAY OF BENGAL MOVED FURTHER WESTNORTHWESTWARDS DURING PAST 06 HRS WITH A SPEED OF 18 KMPH, INTENSIFIED INTO A VERY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM AND LAY CENTRED AT 1200 HRS UTC OF TODAY, THE 10TH DECEMBER, 2016 OVER WEST CENTRAL AND ADJOINING SOUTH BAY OF BENGAL NEAR LATITUDE 13.2šN AND LONGITUDE 86.4šE, ABOUT 710 KM EASTSOUTHEAST OF NELLORE, 650 KM EAST-SOUTHEAST OF MACHILIPATNAM AND 660 KM EAST OF CHENNAI. THE SYSTEM IS VERY LIKELY TO CONTINUE TO MOVE WEST-NORTHWESTWARDS AND MAINTAIN ITS PEAK INTENSITY UPTO THE EVENING OF 11TH DECEMBER 2016. THEREAFTER, IT IS LIKELY TO WEAKEN GRADUALLY WHILE MOVING TOWARDS SOUTH ANDHRA PRADESH COAST. IT IS VERY LIKELY TO CROSS SOUTH ANDHRA PRADESH COAST BETWEEN CHENNAI AND ONGOLE AROUND AFTERNOON/EVENING OF 12TH DECEMBER 2016  

UNDER THIS INFLUENCE,    

SQUALLY WINDS SPEED REACHING 40-50 KMPH GUSTING TO 60 KMPH WOULD PREVAIL ALONG AND OFF ANDHRA PRADESH AND ADJOINING NORTH TAMIL NADU COAST AND PUDUCHERRY .

SEA CONDITION WOULD BE ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH ALONG & OFF ANDHRA PRADESH AND ADJOINING NORTH TAMIL NADU COAST AND PUDUCHERRY.

FISHERMEN ARE ADVISED NOT TO VENTURE INTO SEA ALONG AND OFF ANDHRA PRADESH AND ADJOINING NORTH TAMIL NADU COAST AND PUDUCHERRY COASTS. THE FISHERMEN OUT AT SEA ARE ADVISED TO RETURN TO THE COAST.

Strong winds from Northwesterly direction speed occasionally reaching 45-55 KMPH likely along off North Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts.

NIL

kerala COAST and LAKSHADWEEP AREA

Nil.

KARNATAKA COAST

Nil.

Andhra coast

LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATE THAT THE SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM, VARDAH OVER SOUTHEAST BAY OF BENGAL MOVED FURTHER WESTNORTHWESTWARDS DURING PAST 06 HRS WITH A SPEED OF 18 KMPH, INTENSIFIED INTO A VERY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM AND LAY CENTRED AT 1200 HRS UTC OF TODAY, THE 10TH DECEMBER, 2016 OVER WEST CENTRAL AND ADJOINING SOUTH BAY OF BENGAL NEAR LATITUDE 13.2šN AND LONGITUDE 86.4šE, ABOUT 710 KM EASTSOUTHEAST OF NELLORE, 650 KM EAST-SOUTHEAST OF MACHILIPATNAM AND 660 KM EAST OF CHENNAI. THE SYSTEM IS VERY LIKELY TO CONTINUE TO MOVE WEST-NORTHWESTWARDS AND MAINTAIN ITS PEAK INTENSITY UPTO THE EVENING OF 11TH DECEMBER 2016. THEREAFTER, IT IS LIKELY TO WEAKEN GRADUALLY WHILE MOVING TOWARDS SOUTH ANDHRA PRADESH COAST. IT IS VERY LIKELY TO CROSS SOUTH ANDHRA PRADESH COAST BETWEEN CHENNAI AND ONGOLE AROUND AFTERNOON/EVENING OF 12TH DECEMBER 2016  

FISHERMEN ADVISED NOT TO VENTURE INTO THE SEA. 

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