The coastal regions of Maharashtra including Mumbai, Ratnagiri and other parts of the state are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next two days, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on June 25.cyclonic circulation over the Gujarat's Kutch region and an active trough spread over Maharashtra to coastal Karnataka, the reasons behind the heavy downpour prediction in the region. People are advised to stay indoors.
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After destruction in Gujarat, Cyclone Biparjoy is headed towards Rajasthan. Landed in Gujarat's coastal region on June 15, the 'severe cyclone' Biparjoy is now making its way to Rajasthan. The IMD has issued an intense alert, following which the Congress-led Rajasthan Government has made elaborate disaster management arrangements. Meanwhile, the IMD alerted extremely heavy rainfall in Rajasthan's many regions on June 16 and 17.
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Cyclone 'Biparjoy' is one of the worst in the history of cyclones in India. After 1988, this is the worst, long-lasting cyclone which is likely to progress to 'severe cyclone' As per the experts and IMD, the cyclone which started from the Arabian Sea, will last for at least 10-days, affecting regions of Gujarat, Mumbai and some parts of Rajasthan. In addition, NDRF and other forces are deployed in action.
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Having existed as a cyclone over the Arabian Sea for almost 10 days, its prolonged duration raises concerns about the increasing frequency and severity of cyclonic storms in the region due to global warming. A study by scientists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in Pune reveals an 80% increase in the duration of cyclones in the Arabian Sea over the past four decades.
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The cyclone "Biparjoy" is likely to be intensified in Gujarat, confirmed the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). They also issued an alert for Saurashtra and Kutch in Gujarat, following which the concerned officials started shifting people in the safer zones. In addition, travel has also been affected in other cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, as many flights were cancelled or delayed. The cyclone is developing and intensifying.
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Cyclone Biparjoy is set to intensify in the next 36 hours and will be heading north-northwestwards in the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a tweet on Friday. The very severe cyclonic storm was located over the east-central Arabian Sea located 840-kilometer west-southwest of Goa and 870 km west-southwest of Mumbai at 11:30 pm on June 8, the IMD said.
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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an alert for cyclone Mocha, which is likely to be intensified today evening from the Bay of Bengal. As per the IMD, the Cyclone will be hitting the region of West Bengal by May 14. Furthermore, We've deployed 8 teams. 200 rescuers of NDRF deployed on the ground and 100 rescuers on standby," said the NDRF Battalion. Moreover, forces are also deployed in Digha.
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According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), cyclone Asani is likely to recurve over the sea and drift away from the coast. On May 9, IMD stated that cyclone Asani will not cross Andhra Pradesh, Odisha or West Bengal. However, heavy to very heavy isolated rainfall has been predicted over the districts of North coastal Andhra Pradesh, including Vizag and Vijayawada. Cyclone Asani is situated around 500 km south of Vishakapatnam.
According to the Meteorological Centre the cyclone storm 'Asani' is going to move northwestwards till the night of May 10. Rainfall is going to effect many places over districts of coastal Odisha, heavy rainfall can occur at districts like Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri. Weather department advised fishermen not to venture into the deep sea area over central part of Bay of Bengal on May 9-10 and Northwest parts on May 10-12.