Cyclone Maha, the severe cyclonic storm, is expected to fizzle out over the Arabian sea. According to IMD, the cyclonic storm is likely to turn into a depression by Thursday evening. At the moment, Cyclone Bulbul, which is currently over the Bay of Bengal set to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

In a release, the IMD stated on Thursday morning that the Cyclone Maha might move eastwards on Thursday and could turn into a depression by the evening. The weather department also said that the severe cyclonic storm located around 400km away from the Porbandar post of the Saurashtra region.

The IMD further said that he Cyclone Maha is expected to move east-northeastwards and finally weaken into a deep depression over the Arabian sea during the next 12 hours on Thursday.

As the Cyclone Maha weakening gradually and expected to turn into a deep depression today, heavy rainfall can occur at several parts of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Goa. Gujrat will be mainly affected with the rainfall on Thursday, said the IMD. Places like Diu, Gir Somnath, Amreli, Surat, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Junagarh, Porbandar, Anand and Rajkot during the next 24 hours.

On the other hand, the cyclonic storm Bulbul has moved towards the Bay of Bengal and expected to hit Bengal and Odisha, two eastern states within next 72 hours. Light rainfall can happen over north coastal districts of Odisha on November 9 and 10. Light to moderate rainfalls also expected to take place over the coastal districts of West Bengal as well on November 11 and 12.

Meanwhile, the Odisha government has said that they are keeping a close watch on the cyclonic storm named Bulbul.

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