Weather forecast Today, Cyclone Maha Highlights: Cyclone Maha lies centered over the east-central Arabian Sea, about 550 km south-southwest of Veraval (Gujarat) and 570 km west-northwest of Goa. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards till November 4 and recurve east-northeastwards towards south Gujarat coast thereafter. It is very likely to intensify into a ‘Very Severe Cyclonic Storm’ over the east-central Arabian sea during the next 48 hours.
The IMD has predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and hail at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir and lightning at some places in Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Gale winds, speed reaching 90-100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph, prevails over east-central Arabian Sea. Squally wind, speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph, prevails over west-central Arabian Sea and is likely to decrease becoming 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph over west-central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea during next 12 hours. Sea condition likely to be high over eastcentral Arabian Sea and rough to very rough over westcentral Arabian Sea. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea.
Delhi woke up to another smog-filled morning on Saturday with the air quality remaining in the ‘severe’ category, according to data by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). As per SAFAR data, Delhi’s air pollution rose to 46 per cent on Friday due to crop burning. Yesterday, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) had declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region and banned construction activity till November 5. Delhi is also rolling out the odd-even scheme to cut vehicular pollution from Monday.