Cyclone Maha to cross Gujarat coast on November 7: IMD
7, Nov 2019, 12:08 PM IST
Diu: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced cyclone alert for the Gujarat coast and a yellow message as Cyclone Maha is expected to make landfall on the coast between Devbhumi Dwarka district and Diu on November 7. Cyclone Maha is likely to intensify into a deep depression during the next 12 hours and into a cyclonic storm during the subsequent 24 hours. Around 140 NDRF personnel have been deployed and nearly eight tonnes of relief materials have been put in place in the wake of cyclonic storm 'Maha' alert. About 100 more personnel are being sent to Ahmedabad to further spread the rescue and relief operations in the state.