Latest updates on Cyclone Biparjoy: Stormy Waves, High Winds in Gujarat, and Coastline Evacuations

Live updates on Cyclone Biparjoy in Gujarat: On Thursday afternoon, it is anticipated to make landfall somewhere between Kutch and Karachi, Pakistan.
Latest updates on Cyclone Biparjoy: Stormy Waves, High Winds in Gujarat, and Coastline Evacuations

Villages close to the Gujarat coast will continue to be evacuated today as cyclone "Biparjoy" strengthened into a "very dangerous cyclonic storm." On Thursday afternoon, it is anticipated to make landfall somewhere between Kutch and Karachi, Pakistan. Yesterday, at a high-level review meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received an update on the actions done to lessen the effects of the storm.

A meeting of the disaster management ministers of the States and Union Territories is presided over by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

IMD issued an Orange alert for the Gujarati coasts of Saurashtra and Kutch due to Cyclone Biparjoy.
The Cyclone Biparjoy is expected to cross the Jakhau Port in Gujarat by the evening of June 15 and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an Orange signal for the Saurashtra and Kutch coasts in Gujarat (VSCS).

"Cyclone Warning: Orange Notification for Saurashtra and Kutch Coasts. Around 05:30 IST today, VSCS BIPARJOY was situated 350 km SSW of Naliya, 340 km SSW of Jakhau Port, and 300 km WSW of Porbandar. Should arrive in Gujarat's Jakhau Port by the evening of June 15 as VSCS, "Tweeted by the IMD.

Regular updates on the cyclonic storm that is raging through the Arabian Sea have been given by the IMD.

In a phone call on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel that the state will receive all available assistance in the event of Cyclone Biparjoy.

To guarantee seamless rail operation in the wake of Cyclone Biparjoy, the Railways activated the disaster management room and opened emergency control rooms in a number of Gujarati districts. According to the Railway Board's director of information and publications, Shivaji Sutar, there is enough equipment and staff deployed, together with enough planning, to handle any emergency situation.

Significant Wind Speed Update As Gujarat Prepares For Strong Cyclone
The gale that is currently blowing over the northeast and the adjacent east central Arabian Sea at 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph is predicted to decrease and become 140-150 kmph gusting to 165 kmph by the evening.
Across neighbouring parts of the east central Arabian Sea, gale winds with gusts up to 100 kmph are predicted to dominate.
Across neighbouring parts of the northwest Arabian Sea, squally winds with gusts up to 60 kmph are likely.

Update on the Cyclone: Gujarat National Disaster Response Force Deployment
Diu and Gujarat - 18 teams
Rajkot - 1 Morbi - 2 Jamnagar - 4 Kutch - 3 Devbhoomi -3 Dwarka
One each from Porbandar, Somnath, Valsad, Junagarh, and Diu.

According to the weather office's most recent update this morning, Cyclone Biparjoy was centred at 5:30 am about 300 km west-southwest of Porbandar, 290 km southwest of Devbhumi Dwarka, 340 km south-southwest of Jakhau Port, and 480 km south of Karachi (Pakistan).

Between Mandvi, Gujarat, and Karachi, Pakistan, near Jakhau Port, Gujarat, it is very likely to cross Saurashtra and Kutch as well as the adjacent Pakistani coasts by evening on June 15 as a very severe cyclonic storm with maximum sustained wind speeds of 125-135 kmph gusting to 150 kmph, according to the IMD.

It has issued a heavy rain warning for the Gujarati districts of Kutch, Devbhumi Dwarka, Porbandar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Junagarh, and Morbi. Moreover, a wind warning has been issued for the Saurashtra and Kutch coasts, encompassing the Gulf of Kutch (Kutch, Devbhumi Dwarka, Porbandar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Junagarh, and Morbi districts).

Cyclone Preventing Rain-Bearing System Advancement: Skymet Weather
According to Skymet Weather, Cyclone Biparjoy in the Arabian Sea has delayed the arrival of the monsoon over Kerala and is currently stopping it from moving forward and reaching the interior parts of the peninsula.

Today, more coastal areas are evacuated as the cyclone approaches Gujarat.
On Tuesday, evacuation preparations will ramp up as Cyclone "Biparjoy" approaches and is predicted to make landfall close to Jakhau port in the Kutch district off the coast of Gujarat. The government is seeking to evacuate people within 10 kilometres of the coast. The process of relocating people who live near the coast has begun in the coastal districts of Kutch, Porbandar, Devbhumi Dwarka, Jamnagar, Junagadh, and Morbi. They claimed that starting on Tuesday, thousands of people living less than 10 kilometres from the coast will be relocated.

Western Railway Cancel Additional Trains After Short-Terming Nearly 50 Trains
According to an announcement, the Western Railway has short-terminated more than 50 trains en route to Gujarat's coastal areas and is considering cancelling many more over the next three days as the powerful cyclone "Biparjoy" approaches the state's coast. According to a Monday press statement, the WR is taking a number of actions, including establishing support desks, disaster management rooms, and keeping relief trains prepared.