Depression forms over eastcentral Arabian Sea: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today said a depression had fomed over eastcentral Arabian sea and would move northnorthwestwards and intensify into a deep depression over the next 24 hours.
"Latest satellite imagery and observations indicate that a depression has formed over eastcentral Arabian Sea and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of today, the 07th June, 2015 near latitude 14.50 N and longitude 68.50 E, about 690 km southwest of Mumbai, 740 km southsouthwest of Veraval and 1230 km southeast of Masirah Island (Oman)," a bulletin from IMD said.
The bulletin said strong winds speed reaching 45-55 kmph, gusting to 65 kmph, would prevail along and off Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa coasts during the next 48 hours.
Sea condition would be rough along and off th Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa coasts during the same period, it said.
The bulletin advised fishermen along and off Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa coasts not to venture into the sea during the next 48 hours.

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