The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), said that the cyclone with winds upto 75 kms per hour will hit the Indian States of Southern Gujarat, Northern Maharashtra, Karnataka
and Goa. The Cyclone which is still 400 kms away from the Goa's coast is moving at a very fast speed and will pose a greater threat to the western coast. Phyan cyclone was 420 km south - wouthwest of Mumbai and was 670 kms south southwest of Gujarat's Surat.
It is believed that the system will intensify further and move north northeastwards and cross South Gujarat
and North Maharashtra
coast between Mahuva and Dahanu by early hours of November 12.
Fishermen have been asked to to avoid venturing into sea till Thursday. Coast guard officials have said that the sea conditions would be very rough, will waves rising upto 5 to 10 metres. Around 300 fishermen have been reported missing from the Daman coast.