Cyclone Kyarr likely to turn ‘extremely severe’ in next 24 hours, warns IMD
Cyclonic Storm 'Kyarr' Intensifies, May Hit Karnataka and Gujarat on Diwali
A cyclonic storm named Kyarr’ is over the east-central Arabian Sea and is likely to intensify with a windspeed of 200kmph. Fishermen in Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka are advised not to venture into the sea along and off Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka coasts and the northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining south Gujarat coast in the next 24 hours.
India Meteorological Department: #CycloneKyarr lays about 540km west-southwest of Mumbai&1500km east of Salalah (Oman).It’s very likely to further intensify into a Super Cyclonic Storm during next 3hrs. It’s likely to move west-northwestwards towards Oman coast during next 5 days
— ANI (@ANI) October 27, 2019
IMD predicted that sea will be rough to very rough along and off Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka coasts in the next 12 hours. Kyarr lay centred about 190 km to the west of Ratnagiri and 330 km south-southwest of Mumbai, Maharashtra on Friday evening. Rain or thundershowers have also been predicted in south interior Karnataka and at a few places over Coastal Karnataka and North interior Karnataka
— ANI (@ANI) October 26, 2019
The Indian Navy on Saturday rescued 17 fishermen from a boat – caught in rough sea conditions due to Cyclone Kyarr – off the west coast of Mumbai.
#CycloneKyarr has exploded into a #Category5 #Cyclone. #Kyarr is expected to get stronger in the next 12 hours before an increase in shear and dry air inhibits the storm from further strengthening, from there, a weakening trend is expected. pic.twitter.com/yeuUymgdk3
— Force Thirteen (@ForceThirteen) October 27, 2019
Cyclone Kyarr might to turn into an “extremely severe” cyclonic storm today and is likely to move west-northwestwards towards the Oman coast at a speed of 14 kilometres per hour.