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Deep Depression crosses North Andhra Pradesh Coast close to Kakinada on Oct 13: IMD

Hyderabad: The Deep Depression over West central Bay of Bengal, as per latest observations, crossed North Andhra Pradesh Coast close to Kakinada (near Lat. 17.0°N & Long 82.4° E) between 0630 & 0730 Hrs on Tuesday with a maximum sustained wind speed of 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) in a bulletin issued a short while ago said, the system before crossing moved west-north-westwards with a speed of 17 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 0530 hrs today, near latitude 16.9°N and longitude 82.5°E, about 120 km nearly south-southwest of Vishakhapatnam, close to (within 25 km) Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) and 100 km nearly east-northeast of Narsapur (Andhra Pradesh).

The Deep Depression is being monitored by coastal Doppler Weather Radars of Machilipatnam, Visakhapatnam and Gopalpur.

As per Radar imageries the rain bands lie along the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and adjoining interior Districts.

Moderate convection also lies over south Odisha and Telangana, the bulletin added.

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