Government of India
India Meteorological Department

Meteorological Centre, Hyderabad

INFERENCE DATED: 23.11.2020

Yesterday’s Low Pressure Area has intensified into depression and lay Southwest and adjoining south east Bay of Bengal and moved north-westwards with a speed of  25 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0830 hours IST of 23rd November, 2020 over the same region near Latitude 9.5°N and Longitude 84.2°E, about 550 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 590 km southeast of Chennai. It is very likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during next 24 hours. It is very likely to move north-westwards and cross Tamilnadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram around 25th November 2020 afternoon as a severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph.