Maharashtra, Gujarat likely to be hit by cyclonic storm by June 3
Cyclonic storm likely to hit coastal Gujarat, Maharashtra next week, warns Indian Meteorological Department
Maharashtra and Gujarat are on a pre-cyclone alert. A low-pressure area is formed over the Arabian Sea and Lakhshwadeep which is likely to further into a cyclonic storm. The IMD has warned it is likely to reach the coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat by June 3, 2020.
Sunitha Devi of IMD, said.”A low-pressure area has formed over the southeast and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area. It is very likely to concentrate into a depression during the next 24 hours and intensify further into a cyclonic storm during the subsequent 24 hours.”
The low pressure Area over Arabian Sea to intensify into Cyclonic Storm during next 48-hours. It would reach near north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts around 3rd June morning.
— IMD Weather (@IMDWeather) May 31, 2020
The IMD has revealed that the low-pressure area is likely to concentrate into a depression during the next 24 hours. It can intensify into cyclonic storm “Nisarga” in the subsequent 24 hours. All environmental conditions are favourable for intensification of the low-pressure area into a cyclone. The IMD will release the intensity and likely impact of Nisarga if it forms soon.
A low pressure area formed over Southeast & adjoining Eastcentral Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area. To concentrate into a Depression over Eastcentral and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea during next 24 hours and into a Cyclonic Storm during the subsequent 24 hours pic.twitter.com/5zVMJjBhKR
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) May 31, 2020
South coastal Maharashtra, North coast, Daman and Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli will receive heavy rainfall. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea.