The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the serious cyclonic storm ‘Maha’ is probably going to increase into an extreme cyclonic storm over the east-central Arabian Sea during the next 24 hours. The IMD has likewise anticipated light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy falls at isolated places in Lakshadweep during the following 24 hours. major rainfall lashed the island on Thursday.
Cyclone Maha to Hit Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala
Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places likely over Kerala, seaside Karnataka and south Tamil Nadu in the following 24 hours. Likewise, the skies over Mumbai are probably going to be cloudy with the possibility of thunder, lightning and light rain throughout the following 24 hours. After that, the city is probably going to observe cloudy skies yet without rainfall over the next days, the IMD said in an announcement on Thursday.
In other news, the number of masked faces in Delhi kept on developing as the city stayed covered under the pungent haze for the fourth consecutive day on Friday with significant toxins PM 2.5 at 500 and PM 10 at 500 both in ‘serious’ class in Lodhi Road region, as indicated by the Air Quality Index (AQI) data. In Ghaziabad, major pollutions PM 2.5 was at 487 and PM 10 at 467, in ‘severe’ category.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the government would start distributing masks to schoolchildren on Friday. “We are procuring 50 lakh masks… we will distribute masks to every household through private and government school students. Every student will be given a packet with two masks each,” the CM said.
Lakshadweep: Visuals from Kalpeni Island as heavy rain lashed the island yesterday. IMD had yesterday issue warnings of severe cyclonic storm #MAHA over east-central Arabian sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area. pic.twitter.com/lFaYdclJlw
— ANI (@ANI) November 1, 2019