Cyclone storm Ashobaa over east Arabian Sea is expected to give scattered rain over parts of Gujarat and Rajasthan. According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, the system is moving north-nothwestwards and is around 470 km southwest of Veraval, Gujarat.
In wake of this, strong winds from southwest direction are blowing over the region that will increase the moisture content and will start giving rain over Gujarat by Monday evening. Subsequently after 24 hours, it will also cause rainfall over south Rajasthan and adjoining parts of Pakistan.
As per latest forecast by Skymet, the weather activity will continue for next 48 hours. Thereafter as the system drifts further away from the Indian coast, the weather activity over neighbouring states will reduce.
In wake of the activity, maximum temperature over Gujarat and Rajasthan that are settling in low 40s will register a drop by at least three to four degrees.
At present the system is moving at a speed of 15 kmph and is punched with the wind speed of 75 kmph gusting up to 90 kmph. The system has potential to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours.
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