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CYCLONE WARNING FOR MAHARASHTRA AND GOA COAST DATED 22/5/2018
Cyclone warning for Arabian Sea

CYCLONE WARNING FOR ARABIAN SEA

Date: 22-05-2018                                                                                                            Time: 2330 HRS IST

The Cyclonic Storm ‘Mekunu’ over southwest Arabian Sea moved north-northwestwards with a speed of 12 Kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 2030 hrs IST of 22nd May 2018 over southwest Arabian Sea near latitude 10.50N and longitude 56.70E, about 400 km southeast of Socotra Islands and 780 km south-southeast of Salalah (Oman). It is very likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 24 hours and into a Very Severe Cyclonic storm in subsequent 24 hours. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards and cross south Oman -southeast Yemen coasts as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm between 530E and 550E close to Salalah by 26th May, 2018 morning.

 

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