Written by Amani Nilar
17 Nov, 2021 | 9:12 am
COLOMBO (News 1st); The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre has issued an amber alert cautioning Sri Lankans of two low-pressure areas forming in the East Central Bay of Bengal, South East Bay of Bengal Sea Areas and the Arabian Sea.
Accordingly, The low pressure area in the North Andaman Sea area is likely to move West-Northwestwards and become well marked low pressure over east-central and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal during next 48 hours.
Meanwhile, a Low Pressure Area is likely to form over east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast during next 24 hours. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and become more marked during the subsequent 48 hours as well.
The Meteorology Department further states that there can be very heavy showers or thundershowers, strong winds (40-50) kmph gusting up to 60 kmph associated with rough seas over the aforementioned sea area and the sea areas around the island, whilst naval and fishing communities are advised to be vigilant in this regard.
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