Tuesday, November 5, 2019

THE EXTREMELY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM "MAHA" LIKELY TO CROSS GUJARAT COAST BETWEEN DIU AND SOMNATH AS A CYCLONIC STORM AROUND 7TH MORNING.

Well Structured Cyclone With An Eye.

THE EXTREMELY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM "MAHA" LIKELY TO CROSS GUJARAT COAST BETWEEN DIU AND SOMNATH AS A 
CYCLONIC STORM AROUND 7TH MORNING. 

HIGHLIGHTS:
1) THE CYCLONIC STORM MAHA IS CURRENTLY MAINTAINING THE STRENGTH OF EXTREMELY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM(ESCS).

2)THE ESCS MAHA WILL MOVE SLOWLY NORTHWARDS FOR THE NEXT 3-6 HOURS.

3) THE ESCS MAHA IS THEN EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST-NORTHEASTWARDS RAPIDLY AND WEAKEN GRADUALLY.

4) THE ESCS STORM MAHA IS LIKELY TO CROSS GUJARAT COAST BETWEEN DIU AND SOMNATH.

5) HEAVY RAINS WITH STRONG GUSTY WIND EXPECTED DURING LANDFALL.

6) WEATHER FORECAST OF MUMBAI & VASAI-VIRAR REGION FOR TOMORROW.

INDIA: The cyclonic storm maha rapidly intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm and then into an extremely severe cyclonic storm within 24 hours in the east-central    Arabian sea. Currently, the storm is present in the west-central Arabian sea and adjoining areas packing winds of about 170-180 kph gusting to 190 kph. 

Current Position of ESCS MAHA:


The Cyclonic Storm Maha is excepted to move in north direction for coming 3-6 hours and then it will start it's a journey towards south Gujarat coast in the east-northeast direction, gradually during Its rapid journey towards Gujarat coast it will start weakening as it will move closer to the land. The reason behind the recurve is the western disturbance which is approaching Jammu and Kashmir region.

Observed and Future Track of ESCS Maha by JTWC:

Observed & Future Track of ESCS Maha by IMD:



This Cyclone will weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm before it's landfall, it's landfall is expected between Diu and Somnath the south coastal Saurashtra region of Gujarat around 7th morning. During its landfall, the system will have a wind speed reaching 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph associated with heavy rains.

HWRF Wind(kt) & MSLP(mb) During the Time of landfall:


The sea conditions will be very rough during the 6th/7th November, already the warning has been given to the fisherman by the government officials to come out from the deep seas.

Vasai-Virar & Mumbai weather forecast for
Tomorrow:

Tonight 5th November: Dry weather with clear skies condition.

Wednesday, 6th November: Dry weather to prevail between 12:00 am to 10:00 am with clear skies. From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm there is a very slim chance of very light rain in south Mumbai region other places to witness dry conditions with clear to partly cloudy skies conditions. Remaining part of the day to remain dry with partly cloudy skies conditions.
Temperature(max/min): 32-33/25-26.

Image credits: Britannica.com

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