ओखी वादळाच्या पार्श्वभूमीवर गोवा आणि कोकण किनारपट्टीसह आपल्या उत्तर महाराष्ट्राला आणि उत्तर गुजरातला सतर्कतेचा हवामान खात्याने इशारा दिला आहे. येत्या ४८ तासात चक्रीवादळ महाराष्ट्राकडे सरकणार आहे. त्यामुळे हवामान मोठ्या प्रमाणत बदलणार आहे.यामध्ये तामिळनाडू-केरळच्या किनारपट्टीवर आलेल्या ओखी चक्रीवादळाने आतापर्यंत नऊ जणांचा बळी घेतला आहे. हे वादळ केरळची राजधानी असलेल्या तिरूअनंतपुरमच्या 130 किमी नैऋत्य दिशेला सरकले आहे. या वादळाचा परिणाम गोवा आणि कोकण किनारपट्टीवर होणार आहे.
The very severe cyclonic storm ‘OCKHI’ over east central and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea moved further north-northwestwards with a speed of 12 kmph during past 6 hours and lay centred at 1730 hrs IST of 03rd December, 2017 over east central and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea near Latitude 12.9º N and Longitude 68.7º E, about 480 km west-northwest of Amini Divi, 820 km south-southwest of Mumbai and 1020 km south-southwest of Surat. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards for about 6 hours and then recurve northeastwards towards south Gujarat and adjoining north Maharashtra coasts during next 72 hours. It is very likely to cross south Gujarat coast near Surat as a deep depression around mid night of 5th December 2017. Warning: Heavy Rainfall warning: Light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over Saurashtra and south Gujarat region on 05th December and over south and north Gujarat regions on 6th December (upto around noon). The weather will improve thereafter. Light to moderate rainfall at many places is also likely over north Konkan on 5th December.
- Wind warning:
Squally wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph very likely along & off north Maharashtra and South Gujarat coasts from 4th night to 6th December 2017 morning. Sea condition: Sea condition would be rough to very rough along & off north Maharashtra and South Gujarat coasts from 4th night to 6th December 2017 morning. Action suggested South Gujarat and north Maharashtra coasts: Fishermen are advised not to venture into the Sea along & off South Gujarat and north Maharashtra coasts from 4th December to 6th morning. The next bulletin will be issued at 2330 hrs IST of 03rd December 2017.