India - Tropical Cyclone MAHA (GDACS, JTWC, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 November 2019)

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According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) cyclone MAHA intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm.

At 0.00 UTC on 4 November, the centre of the storm was approximately 845 km west of Mumbai City (Maharashtra State), with maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h.

MAHA will continue moving north-west and is forecasted to turn in eastern direction on 5 November.

It is likely to move towards Gujarat coast between Diu and Porbandar as a severe cyclonic storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 100-110 Kmph around midnight of 6 November and early hours of 7 November.