Cyclone Kyarr, Weather forecast Today: With cyclonic storm ‘Kyarr’ likely to intensify into an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’, the Indian Coast Guard has stepped up efforts for search and rescue operation on the Western Coast. The force told news agency ANI that a Dornier aircraft is undertaking frequent sorties to look for stranded fishing boats and their positions are being relayed to Coast Guard Ships operating at sea. The storm is likely to move towards Oman coast during the next 4-5 days, according to IMD.
Parts of south Gujarat and Saurashtra are likely to receive light to moderate rains and thundershower over the next four days with the cyclonic storm “Kyaar” hovering over the Arabian Sea, IMD said in its release on Saturday. The weatherman also forecasts heavy rainfall in Odisha, Assam and Meghalaya in the next 24 hours.
The met department said the sea will become “rough to very rough” along and off the south Gujarat coast during the next 24 hours until Sunday afternoon. The IMD advised fishermen not to venture into south Gujarat coast for the period due to the prevailing sea condition.