Bay Depression Update @ 8.30 pm, Friday 8th. October:
The depression has crossed the coast on the W.Bengal /Bangladesh coast near Mongla, today (Friday) late afternoon.
Heavy rainfall has been recorded in the path of the depression.
The heaviest of the rains on Thursday/Friday were in Orissa, with Paradip receiving 252 mms, Chandbali getting 137 mms, Balasore 103 mms. In the NE, it was Cherrapunji which measured 217 mms of rain and Shillong 54 mms.
In W.Bengal too it was Canning Town with 76 mms, Diamond Harbour 68 mms, Digha 59 mms.
Even in East M.P, Khajuraho came up with 36 mms.
Anyway, the depression is now set to go towards the NE states of India, thru Bangladesh. By Friday evening, after crossing inland, it has weakened to 1004 mb from 998 mb, as is set to weaken rapidly to become a low pressure.
The westerly wind exodus of the last couple of days along the Kerala coast, towards they system, has also subsided.
We can expect very little rain now for the next 4 days in Kerala/T.N. and Karnataka. We'll wait for the next system from the Bay, expected around the 13th. of October.