Gujarat government has made elaborate arrangements to minimize the impact of the storm MAHA. Cyclonic storm MAHA likely to cross Gujarat coast with decreasing intensity by Thursday early morning. Light to moderate rains with isolated heavy rains predicted along with wind speed of 70 to 80 kilometer gusting to 90 kilometer per hour at the time of its land fall.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has reviewed the state preparedness in a high level meeting in Gandhinagar. Briefing media, Additional Chief Secretary of Revenue department Pankaj Kumar said that most of the fishing boats ventured in to the sea have been returned safely. Coast Guard and 15 teams of NDRF have been kept on while 4 ships of western naval command also kept ready to render assistance.