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Cyclonic Storm ‘Kyarr’ May Unleash Strong Winds, Heavy Rains

Mumbai: The cyclonic storm “Kyarr” is more likely to convey very heavy to extraordinarily heavy rains in coastal districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra within the subsequent 12 hours and in addition trigger sturdy winds, the Met workplace mentioned on Friday.

The warning was issued this afternoon by the Mumbai centre of the India Meteorological Division (IMD).

A deep melancholy within the Arabian Sea intensified into cyclonic storm Kyarr throughout early hours of Friday.

Kyarr may be very more likely to intensify right into a extreme cyclonic storm in the course of the subsequent 12 hours and into a really extreme one in the course of the subsequent 24 hours, mentioned an IMD official.

Subsequently, the cyclonic storm will transfer in the direction of the coast of Oman, the IMD predicted.

A pink alert, indicating ‘extremely heavy rainfall’, has been issued for Sindhudurg district, which might imply precipitation of 204.5 mm rainfall in 24 hours, it mentioned.

Cyclone Kyarr would end result into gale winds, reaching the velocity to 85 kmph and by Saturday it might turn out to be 110 kmph, the IMD official mentioned.

“Squally wind velocity reaching 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph is more likely to prevail alongside and off Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Raigad districts of Maharashtra in addition to Goa.

“Wind velocity of round 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is more likely to prevail alongside the remaining coastal districts of Maharashtra, north Karnataka coast in addition to within the Arabian sea off the Gujarat coast in the course of the subsequent 24 hours,” he mentioned.

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