Written by Zulfick Farzan
01 Dec, 2020 | 11:11 am
Colombo (News 1st); The depression area in the south-east Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a deep depression lay and centered 530 km southeast to Trincomalee at 0530hrs today (01st December).
The system is very likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, said the Sri Lankan Department of Meteorology.
The system is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross the eastern coast of Sri Lanka between Batticaloa and Point-Pedro around Wednesday (02nd December) evening/night.
Under the influence of the aforementioned system, from 01st December to 03rd December;
The sea area around the island will be very rough to high as the wind speed can be increased up to (80-100) kmph at times.
The storm surge of about 1-meter height above the astronomical tide is likely to inundate low lying areas of east Sri Lanka coast during landfall.
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