India - Tropical Cyclone MAHA update (GDACS, JTWC, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 05 November 2019)

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  • Tropical Cyclone MAHA continued moving north-west over the Arabian Sea, far off the coast of west India. On 5 November at 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 760 km west of Gujarat, and approximately 970 km west of Mumbai, with maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h.
  • MAHA is forecast to continue moving east toward Gujarat, weakening to a tropical depression.
  • The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for heavy rain and strong winds over this area for 6-7 November.