Cyclone Nilofar developing in Arabian Sea27102014
Coastal districts of Gujarat would receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Nilofar would intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours.
The MeT department said that the storm, over west central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea, has moved slightly northwards and lays centred about 1,165 kms southwest of Naliya in Gujarat.
It said, winds speed reaching 45 to 55 kms per hour gusting to 65 kms per hour would commence along and off Gujarat coast from Thursday.
The fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea as the Gujarat coast will be very rough.