Situation report on Flood/Heavy Rainfall as on 05th November 2019 at 1800 Hrs

Report
from Government of India
Published on 05 Nov 2019 View Original

(A) Very Severe Cyclonic storm ‘MAHA’ (Pronounced as M’maha) over westcentral and adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea: CYCLONE ALERT FOR GUJARAT COAST: YELLOW MESSAGE

The Very severe cyclonic storm MAHA (Pronounced as M’maha) over westcentral & adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea moved east-northeastwards with a speed of 04 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 1430 hrs IST of 05th November, 2019 over westcentral and adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea near latitude 19.8°N and longitude 63.8°E, about 640 km west-southwest of Porbandar (Gujarat), 690 km west-southwest of Veraval (Gujarat) and 750 km west-southwest of Diu. It is very likely to move east-northeastwards with rapid weakening. It is very likely to cross Gujarat coast around Diu as a Cyclonic Storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 70-80 Kmph gusting to 90 Kmph around morning hours of 7th November, 2019.

(B) Depression over eastcentral & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal and North Andaman Sea.

The Depression over eastcentral & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal and North Andaman Sea moved westwards with a speed of 11kmph and lay centred at 1430 hrs IST of today, the 5th November 2019, over eastcentral & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal and North Andaman Sea, near Lat.13.1°N and Long. 90.4°E, about 270 km west-northwest of Maya Bandar (Andaman Islands), about 890 km south-southeast of Paradip (Odisha), 980 km south-southeast of Sagar islands (West Bengal) and 990 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangla Desh) . It is very likely to intensify into a Deep Depression during next 12 hours and into a Cyclonic Storm during the subsequent 24 hours. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards initially and then north-northwestwards, towards West Bengal & adjoining north Odisha and Bangladesh coasts