The storm was expected to make a landfall in Gujarat on November 6 and 7, but spared the state, in a big relief to the people in the region. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Maha fizzled out into the Arabian sea as a 'depression'.
Last year Kodagu district was devastated by flood and landslides during the rainy season. As per the predictions by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on heavy rain in the district, an orange alert has been declared in Kodagu on August 6 and red alert from August 7 to 10.
Apart from these four districts, as many as 13 districts are under deficit. These are Devbhoomi Dwarka, Rajkot, Morbi, Kheda, Vadodara, Panchmahal, Narmada, Dahod, Mahisagar in central Gujarat and Mehsana, Patan, Sabarkantha and Banaskantha in northern Gujarat.