Over half of India's population was gripped by intense heatwaves in June and July this year, killing more than 200 people.
Cyclones in Arabian Sea: From Cyclone Maha to Fani, a look at severe cyclonic storms over northern Indian Ocean
In a bulletin released late on Wednesday night, the weather department said cyclone 'Maha' had moved east-northeastwards with a speed of 21 kmph and lay centred over east-central and adjoining northeast the Arabian Sea, about 250 km southwest of Porbandar in Gujarat and 290 km west-southwest of Diu.
Heavy rainfall likely along Gujarat, Saurashtra coasts today amid forecast of Cyclone Maha intensifying into 'very severe storm'
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), under the influence of Severe Cyclonic Storm Maha, heavy rainfall is likely over Gujarat and Saurashtra coasts on Sunday
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Cyclone Kyarr expected to weaken by 28 October evening; orange, yellow warnings issued in Kerala districts
Cyclone Kyarr transformed into a severe cyclonic storm on Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said, following which fishermen have been warned to not venture in parts of the sea near the system’s centre
Cyclone Kyarr Updates: IMD predicts heavy rain fall in Kerala, Mahe, thunderstorm, lighting in parts of Odisha
Cyclone Kyarr Updates: Cyclone Kyarr, which has been gaining momentum for the past couple of days, has further intensified into a super cyclone according to the India Meteorological Department
Cyclone Kyarr likely to intensify into extremely severe storm in next 24 hours, to bring rains, thundershowers to Saurashtra, south Gujarat
The met department said the sea will become 'rough to very rough' along and off the south Gujarat coast during the next 24 hours until Sunday afternoon