IMD predicts: Cyclonic storm ‘hikaa’ to arrive oman seashore by 25th september
IMP on Monday notified that Cyclonic Storm ‘Hikaa’ will enter Oman coast by the initial morning of September 25.
“Deep Depression over Arabian sea escalated into a Cyclonic Storm ‘HIKAA’ at 0530 IST of September 23 near latitude 20.5°N and longitude 66.2°E, 760 km east-southeast of Masirah (Oman). It will enter Oman coast by 25th September early morning,” the IMD tweeted.
Beginning in a press release, the climate forecasting agency had foretold ‘Light to Moderate rainfall in many places’ and ‘Heavy Rainfall in isolated places’ in waterfront districts of Saurashtra and Kutch due to the potential structure of a deep depression over east-central and north-east the Arabian Sea off Gujarat shoreline.
The fishers are told not to venture into the east-central and adjoining north-east Arabian sea and off the Gujarat shoreline during next 24 hours and into west-central and neighboring north-west the Arabian Sea during the night of September 23 and on September 25.