Coastal weather forecast: May 18

 Coastal weather forecast: May 18
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Fisheries Forecast:

VERY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM” OVER BAY OF BENGAL
The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ (pronounced as UM-PUN) over central parts of South Bay of Bengal and adjoining central Bay of Bengal moved nearly northwards with a speed of 13 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 18 th May, 2020
over west-central and adjoining central parts of South Bay of Bengal near latitude 13.2°N and longitude 86.3°E, about 790 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha), 940 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 1060 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh). It is very likely to intensify further into a Super Cyclonic Storm during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move northnortheastwards across northwest Bay of Bengal and cross West Bengal – Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) during the Afternoon / Evening of 20 th
May 2020 as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph.
WARNING:
Day 1(18-05-2020): Gale wind speed reaching 125-135 kmph gusting to 150 kmph likely over southern parts of central Bay of
Bengal by 18th morning; Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is likely along & off south Odisha
coast. Sea condition will be very high over south & adjoining central Bay of Bengal. It will become phenomenal over
southern parts of central Bay of Bengal.
Day 2(19-05-2020): Gale wind speed reaching 160-170 kmph gusting to 190 kmph likely to prevail over northern parts of
central Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Bay of Bengal and squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph
along & off north Odisha & West Bengal coast. Sea condition will be phenomenal over central Bay of Bengal & adjoining
North Bay of Bengal.

Weather Condition in Canara : 

Dakshina Kannada : 

May  18 (10 am) to May 19 (8.30 am): Moderate to Heavy rainfall very likely at wide spread areas. Warning: Thundershowers with gusty wind and heavy rainfall.
May  19 (10 am) to May 20 (8.30 am): Light to Moderate rainfall very likely at many places. Warning: Thundershowers.

Udupi: 

May  18 (10 am) to May 19 (8.30 am): Moderate to Heavy rainfall very likely at wide spread areas. Warning: Thundershowers with gusty wind and heavy rainfall.
May  19 (10 am) to May 20 (8.30 am): Light to Moderate rainfall very likely at many places. Warning: Thundershowers.

Uttara Kannada:

May  18 (10 am) to May 19 (8.30 am): Moderate to Heavy rainfall very likely at wide spread areas. Warning: Thundershowers with gusty wind and heavy rainfall.
May  19 (10 am) to May 20 (8.30 am): Light to Moderate rainfall very likely at many places. Warning: Thundershowers.
Thunderstorm with lightning accompanied by gusty winds speed reaching 30-40 kmph likely at isolated places over Coastal Karnataka on May 18th. Thunderstorm with lightning likely at isolated places over Coastal Karnataka on May 19 and 22.

Read also: Coastal weather forecast: May 17

Data based on IMD website

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