Cyclone to cross eastern coast of Sri Lanka on 02nd Dec.; Met Department

Cyclone to cross eastern coast of Sri Lanka on 02nd Dec.; Met Department

Cyclone to cross eastern coast of Sri Lanka on 02nd Dec.; Met Department

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. 

WARNINGS: 

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.

READ MORE HERE:  WWO2020120106E

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