Government of India
India Meteorological Department
Meteorological Centre, Hyderabad
INFERENCE DATED: 19.09.2018
The low pressure area over eastcentral Bay of Bengal and neighborhood now lies as a well marked low pressure area over the same region. Associated cyclonic circulation extends upto 7.6 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height. It is very likely to concentrate into a Depression during next 12 hours and intensify into a Deep Depression during the subsequent 12 hours. The system is likely to move west-northwestwards towards north Andhra Pradesh - south Odisha coasts and cross south Odisha-north Andhra Pradesh coasts between Kalingapatnam & Puri during late night of 20th & early morning of 21st September.
The trough at 7.6 km above mean sea level now runs roughly along Lat. 09°N across the cyclonic circulation associated with the above system