(18.11.2018): According to the observations at (18:30)hrs M.S.T today, the low pressure area over the Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean Still persists. It is forecast to move Westwards during next (24)hours. Weather is cloudy over the Andaman Sea and South Bay and a few cloud to partly cloudy elsewhere in the Bay of Bengal.

El Nino & La Nina News


Condition of La Nina during Summer Season, 2018
Issued at 12-3-2018

(a)        The Sea Surface Temperature (SST) over Tropical Pacific Ocean near the Equator and the current situation of most Atmospheres Variable are still persistence of La Nina condition. According to the Numerical Weather prediction model for La Nina forecast, there is likely to be 62% chance of La Nina from February-March-April, 2018, 44% of La Nina (March- April-May) 2018 and 31% of La Nina are likely to decrease (April-May-June) and 61% of neutral condition (April-May-June) 2018 by International Pacific Oceanic Sea Surface Temperature monitoring Centres.

(b)         Due to the La Nina conditions occur at Pacific Ocean, the impact of La Nina are generally occur the more frequent of Cyclone in Bay of Bengal, Strong Easterly Waves and increase of Untimely Rainfall conditions. However, these conditions will be likely to decrease, if the La Nina conditions reach the neutral condition.

(c)        La Nina Condition will be updated in time.