Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): IMD has issued a pre-Cyclone watch for South Tamil Nadu and South Kerala coasts predicting that weather conditions there could intensify into a Cyclonic Storm in the coming hours.
"The Depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal moved nearly westwards with a speed of 7kmph during the past six hours and lay centered at 2330 hrs IST of 30th November 2020 over the southeast and adjoining the southwest Bay of Bengal near Lat. 7.8deg N and Long. 86.6degE, about 590 km east southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) and 1000 km east of Kanniyakumari (India)," IMD said.
It is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during the next six hours and into a cyclonic storm during the subsequent 12 hours, IMD said.