CYCLONE Kyarr is very likely to maintain the intensity of a ‘Super Cyclonic Storm’ till Monday and it will weaken gradually according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). “Cyclone Kyarr lays about 830 km west-south west of Mumbai, 1160 km east-northeast of Salalah (Oman). It is very likely to maintain the intensity of a Super Cyclonic Storm till October 28 and weaken gradually,” as per IMD’s cyclone advisory. The cyclone is very likely to move west-northwestwards till October 30 recurve west-south-west wards there after and move towards the Gulf of Aden off south Oman Yemen coasts during subsequent three days, according to IMD.
Meanwhile, the super cyclonic storm ‘Kyarr’ over the Arabian Sea is likely to gradually move towards the Oman coast but would cause rainfall in some parts of Gujarat in next few days, a MeT official said. The IMD also advised fishermen from the State not to venture into the sea for next two days in view of the rough weather conditions. The cyclone is currently located around 830 km west south west of Mumbai and is very likely to move west- north west wards till Wednesday, the IMD said in a release. Kyarr is very likely to maintain the intensity of a super cyclonic storm till Monday evening and weaken gradually thereafter, it said.
Fishermen warned not to venture into sea: IMD
THE South Zone Head India Meteorological Department warned fishermen not to venture in areas in close proximity to the South West Bay of Bengal on Monday. S Balachandran, Deputy Director-General of Meteorology, warned the fishermen to not go in areas of Gulf of Mannar, South Tamil Nadu coast, Maldives, Lakshadweep from Oct 29 to Oct 31.