Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (Representative) The Deep Depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 20 kmph during past 6 hours, intensified into a cyclonic storm “Midhili” and lay centered at about 190 km east of Paradip (Odisha), 200 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal) and 220 km southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh) this morning. It is likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast close to Khepupara with wind speed of 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph during night of November 17t and early hours of November, 18 2023.
Gale wind speed reaching 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph is prevailing over Northwest Bay of Bengal and is likely to increase gradually becoming Gale wind speed reaching 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph over North Bay of Bengal from forenoon till evening of November 17. It would decrease gradually to become 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph over the North Bay of Bengal on November 18 morning and decrease thereafter to become Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph by noon of November 18 and decrease thereafter. Sea Condition is likely to be Rough to very rough. Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea.