Cyclone Biparjoy in Gujarat Live Updates: As Cyclone Biparjoy is likely to make landfall in Gujarat at 5 pm today, the Gujarat government evacuated more than 74,000 people from eight coastal districts, including 35,822 along the coast of Kutch district, issued prohibitory orders, shut down public transport and advised people to remain indoors.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for the Saurashtra-Kutch coast in view of the landfall of the cyclonic storm. Meanwhile, heavy to very heavy rainfall was witnessed in some parts of Kutch and Devbhumi Dwarka — two districts that are expected to be the most impacted by the cyclone, which the IMD designated as “very severe”.
Cyclone Biparjoy in Gujarat Live Updates
- Today is an important day due to the storm
- Time of landfall may change
- Chances of landfall at Jakhou Port this evening
Two teams each of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been deployed in Gujarat, while teams of the Army and Indian Air Force have also been kept on standby. As many as 187 cyclone shelters have been set up where power generators have been installed to ensure power supply in case grid power supply fails.
The threat of Cyclone Biporjoy is steadily advancing towards Gujarat. It can be seen through Windy that this storm is moving towards Gujarat continuously. Then the biggest news has come out about Biporjoy cyclone. That being said, the timing of the storm’s landfall is subject to change. Importantly, the Meteorological Department said that this storm may hit Jakhou port between 5 pm and 6 pm. This storm is moving at a speed of 12 kilometers per hour.
What did the weather department say?
According to the Meteorological Department, waves of 2 to 3 stories will rise in Navalkhi and Kandla this afternoon. The sea will become very rough. 7.54 meter high waves will occur at Navalkhi port around 1:38 pm. Also, 6.79 meters high waves will rise in Kandla after 1 pm.
The highest impact will be seen in this area of Kutch
Today, Kutch district will see the highest impact of the storm. The highest impact will be seen in areas including Nalia, Lakhpat, Mandvi, Dwarka, Salaya. Tomorrow night the intensity of the storm will decrease. Tonight is a very important night for the people of Kutch and for the administration. That is why the administration is constantly appealing to people to stay away from the beach.
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