Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (LocalWire): A low pressure area has formed over the north Andaman Sea under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, an IMD bulletin said here today.
The associated system extending up to 5.8 km above the mean sea level is likely to become a well-marked low pressure area in the next 12 hours and move west-north-westwards, the bulletin said.
It is likely to concentrate into a depression over east-central Bay of Bengal in the next 48 hours and intensify further with north-westwards movements, the bulletin said.
Very dry weather is likely to prevail over the districts of Odisha during next four days from 4-7 November.
From 8 November, light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of coastal Odisha and dry weather is likely to prevail over the rest of Odisha, it said.
There may also be an increase in rainfall with isolated heavy rain for two days on 9-10 November over the districts of coastal Odisha.
However, due to low pressure area and its further intensification, squalls with gusty surface wind speed reaching 40-50 kilometre per hour is likely to prevail over east central Bay of Bengal from 5 November and over west central Bay of Bengal from 7 November.
Sea condition is likely to be rough to very rough. Fishermen are advised not to venture into deep sea areas of east-central Bay of Bengal on 5 November and over west-central Bay of Bengal from 7 November till further notice.
The system is under close watch, they said.