Three days ago, the weather department had predicted that a hurricane could hit anytime.But the impact will be on the coast of Gujarat, including Maharashtra beaches and Porbandar. The Meteorological Department has received a notification that the hurricane has swept across Oman but its impact will be in coastal areas.
According to the Meteorological department forecast,the hurricane was predicted to reach 200 km in Maharashtra and the parts of Gujarat. But at present, the area is 540 km southwest of Maharashtra and its impact is being predicted along the coast of Gujarat including Maharashtra. Currents have been found in the sea and the waves are rising 15 feet high.So the Meteorological Department also said that the storm was moving towards Oman but can have its impact on the coast. Therefore, the meteorological department has directed the fishermen and also the people not to go near the coast.
At the time of festival, people are fond of going for the holiday. But for those who are travelling has given the special instructions that they should not go near the coast in the next five days. The Meteorological Department has forecast the light rain and high winds in next 5 days.