Double storm activity over Arabian Sea picks up

Mumbai: Two storms are forming over the Arabian Sea, fresh predictions from the weather department indicate. One of them has already turned into a low pressure system and is likely to become a depression over the next one day with further intensification likely.

It currently lies off the African coast and is likely to move over Oman and Yemen.

The second weather system is in infancy and is likely to intensify into a low pressure area by Sunday and then a depression early next week. This one will be a bit close to India, somewhere opposite the southern part of India's west coast.

A low pressure area and a depression are the first two levels on the India Meteorological Department's eight-category scale used to classify cyclones based on their intensity. Desk: Asianet Online