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Depression News

Depression No.4, 2016

17th  August, 2016 19:00 MST Today


          According to the observations at (18:30)hrs M.S.T today, the depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal, it is centered  at about (60)miles South-Southeast of Kolkata,  India. (50) miles East- Southeast of Digha (West Bengal , India). It is forecast to cross West Bengal coast near Digha next (12) hours.

The present stage of the depression is coded yellow stage. It is not moving towards Myanmar coasts.

 Position of depression, Center pressure and wind

          Depression is located at Latitude (21.6) degree North and Longitude (88.4) degree East, Centre pressure of depression is (992) hPa and maximum wind speed near the center is about (40)miles per hour at (18:30) hrs MST today.

 General caution          

Occasionally squalls with rough sea will be experienced off and along Myanmar Coasts. Surface wind speed in squalls may reach (40-45) m.p.h.


Trawlers, vessels and ships off and along Myanmar Coasts are advised to avert in condition of depression.