Tropical storm likely in Arabian Sea, warns UAE weather department

Arabian Sea, tropical storm, NCM, tropical depression

Dubai - NCM issues 48-hour forecast.

By Web Report

Published: Sun 22 Sep 2019, 5:34 PM

Last updated: Mon 23 Sep 2019, 8:32 AM

The UAE's National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) on Sunday warned of a tropical depression that was tracked in the northeast of the Arabian Sea, close to the Indian coast.

"It is moving at a speed of 15kmph with an estimated wind speed of 45-55kmph around the centre, and accompanied by intense rain-bearing clouds.

The NCM wanted that the tropical depression could turn into a tropical storm in 48 hours, with a wind speed of 64-75kmph.

It won't have a direct effect on the UAE, the centre added.

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