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Cyclone Kyarr to intensify into extremely severe storm above India

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 26, 2019
Parts of south Gujarat and Saurashtra in India are likely to receive light to moderate rains and thundershowers over the next four days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Storm Kyarr
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The met department further said "very severe cyclonic storm" Kyarr over east-central Arabian Sea moved west- north-westwards with a speed of 14 kmph.

Topics: Cyclone Kyarr storm

The met department said the sea will become "rough to very rough" along and off the south Gujarat coast during the next 24 hours until Sunday afternoon. The IMD advised fishermen not to venture into south Gujarat coast for the period due to the prevailing sea condition.

"Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is likely along and off south Gujarat coast during the next twenty four hours. Sea will be rough to very rough along and off south Gujarat coast during next 24 hours. Fishermen are advised not to venture into south Gujarat coast during the next 24 hours," the IMD bulletin said.

The met department said a few places in South Gujarat districts like Dangs, Tapi, Surat, Bharuch, Valsad and Navsari, and Amreli, Gir Somnath, Bhavnagar and Junagadh in Saurashtra and Union Territory of Daman and Diu will receive "light to moderate rain thundershowers", mainly due to the impact of the cyclone, till Tuesday.


 

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