MUMBAI: A low-pressure area formed over the southeast Arabian Sea (AS) and adjoining Lakshadweep and east-central AS in the morning and became well-marked low-pressure area over the same region in the evening of 9th June 2019. Under favourable environmental conditions, it intensified into a depression over the same region in the morning of 10th June 2019 near latitude 11.7°N and longitude 71.0°E.
Moving north- northwestwards, it intensified into a deep depression at 1130 hrs IST and lay centered near latitude 12.5°N and longitude 70.9°E over east central and adjoining southeast AS & Lakshadweep area, about 250 km northwest of Aminidivi (Lakshadweep), 760 km south-southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 930 km south-southeast of Veraval (Gujarat).
It is very likely to intensify further into a Cyclonic Storm during the next 24 hours and into a Severe Cyclonic Storm in subsequent 24 hours. It is likely to move north-northwestwards during the next 72 hours.
It is very likely to cause an adverse impact in terms of wind & rainfall over Saurashtra & Kutch mainly on 13th & 14th June 2019.