Ahmedabad: Extreme cyclonic storm Maha is prone to make landfall alongside Gujarat coast between Dwarka and Diu on the evening of November 6 and produce heavy to very heavy rains until the following day, the India Meteorological Division mentioned on Sunday.
It’s prone to intensify into a really extreme cyclonic storm within the subsequent six hours earlier than making landfall, it added.
“Extreme cyclonic storm Maha lay centered at 580 kilometres southwest of Diu and 550 kms southwest of Veraval.
It’s probably to accentuate into a really extreme cyclonic storm and make landfall between Dwarka and Diu on Wednesday evening or early Thursday morning with wind speeds of 120 kilometres per hour,” mentioned regional IMD director Jayanta Sarkar.
“The storm will cause heavy to very heavy rains in Saurashtra and south Gujarat on November 6-7. It is moving towards Oman but will recurve towards Gujarat coast on Monday,” Sarkar knowledgeable.
Officers mentioned ports throughout Saurashtra have been requested to hoist hazard sign quantity two to warn vessels and fishermen have been suggested to not enterprise into the ocean