Cyclonic Storm ‘HIKAA’ over the northeast and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea
The Cyclonic Storm ‘HIKAA’ over northeast and adjoining east central Arabian sea moved nearly westwards with a speed of 17 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 23rd September, 2019 over the same region near latitude 20.4°N and longitude 65.7°E, about 490 km west-southwest of Veraval (Gujarat), 520 km south-southwest of Karachi (Pakistan) and 710 km east-southeast of Masirah (Oman).
It is likely to intensify further during next 24 hours and weaken gradually thereafter. It is very likely to move nearly westwards and cross Oman coast between latitude 19°N and 20°N during early hours of 25th September 2019 as a deep depression.
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