Ahmedabad: 13 to 15 boats are expected to sink in the sea due to continuous rain and strong winds in Gir Somnath in Gujarat last night. Several fishermen were also on board the boat. According to reports, 8 to 10 fishermen on board the boat are still missing. The Met department had warned fishermen not to go into the sea in view of the deteriorating season since yesterday.
The coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat have been receiving continuous rainfall since yesterday and according to IMD, it may receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours. With this, a 5-day warning has also been issued for fishermen. Meanwhile, Odisha and Andhra are reeling under the shadow of the cyclonic storm 'Jawad'. In Ahmedabad, IMD Regional Director Manorama Mohanty had said that Gujarat will start raining from November 30. In addition, a warning has been issued to fishermen for north and south Gujarat coasts from 30th November to 2nd December.
Rain may occur in these regions:-
The Indian Meteorological Department said that scattered rainfall is likely to occur in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh due to 1st to 2nd December (last yesterday to today). On the other hand, 2nd December means thunder/lightning is likely to occur in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan today. Besides, heavy to very heavy rainfall is also likely to occur in Andaman and Nicobar Islands today.