35 Disaster Response Force Teams In Gujarat, Diu Ahead Of Cyclone "Maha"

Around 140 National Disaster Response Force personnel have been deployed and nearly 8 tonnes of relief material has been put in place.

35 Disaster Response Force Teams In Gujarat, Diu Ahead Of Cyclone 'Maha'

Nearly 100 officers deployed in Ahmedabad to spread the rescue and relief operations in the state.

Jamnagar:

The Indian Air Force has deployed several teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Jamnagar, in wake of the cyclonic storm ''Maha'' alerted today.

Around 140 NDRF personnel have been deployed and nearly 8 tonnes of relief material has been put in place.

About 100 more personnel are being sent to Ahmedabad to further spread the rescue and relief operations in the state.

A total of 35 teams were deployed in Gujarat and Diu district of Union territory Daman and Diu, as per NDRF's Twitter handle.

On Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted that the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm ''Maha'' is likely to intensify further till the morning of November 5 and then weaken gradually.

Fishermen were repeatedly advised not to venture into central and northeast Arabian Sea and Andaman Sea.

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