Weather forecast Today, Cyclone Maha HIGHLIGHTS: Cyclone Maha intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm and lay centred over eastcentral and adjoining westcentral Arabian Sea, around 660 km west southwest of Veraval (Gujarat), 700 km west-southwest of Diu and 640 km west-southwest of Porbandar at 05:30 hours on Monday. Under the influence of cyclone Maha, heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Gujarat region and Saurashtra coasts on November 6 and 7 and isolated falls are likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and West Madhya Pradesh. Follow LIVE updates here
Meanwhile, on Sunday, Prime Minister Office (PMO) called for a review meeting on air pollution in Delhi and surrounding areas. Pollution levels in the city continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category for the seventh consecutive day, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) measuring 494, and at least 37 flights were diverted between 9 am and 1 pm on Sunday. The AAP government’s odd-even road rationing scheme kicked in for a period of 12 days from Monday onwards. The scheme, an emergency measure mandated under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), will be in place till November 15.
Seven cities in Uttar Pradesh also recorded high air pollution levels. The cities which fared even worse than Delhi on the Air Quality Index were Ghaziabad (453), Bulandshahr, Hapur, Greater Noida, Baghpat, Noida, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi and Meerut.