Situation report on Flood/Heavy Rain fall as on 04th November’2019 at 1800 Hrs

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Ministry of Home Affairs
Disaster Management Division
(National Emergency Response Centre)

Extremely Severe Cyclonic storm ‘MAHA’ (Pronounced as M’maha) over eastcentral Arabian and adjoining westcentral Arabian Sea: CYCLONE ALERT FOR GUJARAT COAST:
YELLOW MESSAGE The Extremely severe cyclonic storm MAHA (Pronounced as M’maha) over eastcentral & adjoining westcentral Arabian Sea continued to move northwestwards with a speed of 10 kmph during past 06 hours, and lay centered at 1430 hrs IST of today, the 04th November, 2019 over eastcentral and adjoining westcentral Arabian Sea near latitude 18.7°N and longitude 64.2°E, about 690 km west-southwest of Veraval (Gujarat), 740 km west-southwest of Diu and 660 km westsouthwest of Porbandar. It is very likely to intensify further till 5th November morning and weaken thereafter. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards slowly during next 18 hours, re-curve eastnortheastwards and move rapidly thereafter. It is very likely to cross Gujarat coast between Diu and Porbandar as a Cyclonic Storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 80-90 Kmph gusting to 100 Kmph by early hours of 7th November, 2019