Cyclone Ockhi: Maha, Guj on high alert; Kerala toll at 25

Gujarat on High Alert Ahead of Cyclone Ockhi, Schools Shut Down

Ockhi cyclone affects weather in Nepal

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's rallies in Gujarat's Morbi, Dhrangadhra and Surendranagar cancelled due to bad weather Cyclone Ockhi. Fishermen have been warned not to go out into the sea off these coasts on these days otherwise the result may be disastrous.

Most part of the city remained dark and experienced nearly continuous rain with bouts of heavy showers since Monday evening because of which traffic has slowed down in several parts.

Though Cyclone Ockhi, which was expected to make landfall in Maharashtra, has now moved away from state's coast, parts of the state are expected to receive light to heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours. The country's financial capital also experienced showers on Monday night.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted regarding Cyclone Ockchi, asking the Gujarat government to be ready for the extended support to help out people.

He tweeted to inform that he has spoken to all relevant authorities and officials and that all possible assistance is being provided to those affected.

It has been raining in Mumbai's Andheri since morning, reported ANI. The IMD has forecast light to moderate rainfall in most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places in Saurashtra and south Gujarat. Not only this, strong surface winds will prevail over the region with wind speed ranging between 40-50 kmph and gusting up to 60 kmph. Sea condition would be rough to very rough, fishermen are advised not to venture into the Sea along & off South Gujarat and north Maharashtra coasts.

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