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Cyclone Kyarr: Coast Guard steps up relief, rescue efforts on Western Coast

Cyclone Kyarr, Weather forecast Today: The storm is likely to move towards Oman coast during the next 4-5 days, according to IMD.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: November 5, 2019 9:29:03 am
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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.

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The IMD issues a red alert for coasts along Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka as Cyclonic storm Kyarr intensifies in the next 24 hours. Follow this space for LIVE updates.

20:42 (IST)26 Oct 2019
19 fishermen rescued, 2100 fishing boats escorted to safety

So far, the Indian Coast Guard has rescued 19 fishermen and escorted more than 2100 fishing boats to safety at various ports in the West Coast.

18:46 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Cyclone Kyarr: Rains likely in parts of south Gujarat, Saurashtra

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 on Saturday. 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 India Meteorological Department (IMD) advised fishermen not to venture into south Gujarat coast for the period due to the prevailing sea condition. "Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is likely along and off south Gujarat coast during the next twenty-four hours. Sea will be rough to very rough along and off south Gujarat coast during next 24 hours. Fishermen are advised not to venture into south Gujarat coast during the next 24 hours," the IMD bulletin said. PTI

18:15 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Rain/Thundershowers likely to occur at few places in Karnataka

Acoording to IMD, rain/thundershowers are very likely to occur at many places over south interior Karnataka and at a few places over coastal Karnataka & north interior Karnataka. The sea condition is very likely to be high to very high over the east-central Arabian Sea during the next 24 hours and phenomenal there after. It will be rough to very rough along & off north Karnataka coast during next 24 hours, the weather agency reported.

17:07 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Indian Coast Guard looking for stranded fishing boat on Western Coast

Indian Coast Guard: We've stepped up efforts for search & Rescue operation on Western Coast in the wake of cyclone #Kyarr. Dornier aircraft is undertaking frequent sortie to look for stranded fishing boats & their positions are being relayed to Coast Guard Ships operating at sea.

16:48 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Kyarr likely to intensify into extremely severe cyclonic storm

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday announced that cyclonic storm Kyarr is likely to enter into 'extremely severe' category.  Earlier it was into very severe cyclonic storm category. The weather department has issued an advisory for fishermen not to venture into the sea due to bad weather. The tourists have also been asked to avoid coastal areas along Goa and Maharashtra. 

15:53 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Water recedes from inundated Mumbai-Goa highway

In a relief, water levels on several stretches on Mumbai-Goa national highway between Canacona and Margao receded on Saturday though heavy rains continued to lash Goa on the fourth consecutive day. According to officials, the overall situation is normal in the coastal state which has been witnessing heavy rains since October 23.

In view of the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) prediction of heavy rains on Saturday, state authorities have issued a warning to fishermen and tourists against venturing into sea. "Water levels receded from several stretches on the national highway which were underwater on Friday," an official said on Saturday. The Mumbai-Goa national highway was inundated at several places between Canacona and Margao on Friday following the heavy post-monsoon rains.

The IMD predicted heavy rainfall at one or two places over North Goa and South Goa districts on Saturday. In neighbouring Maharashtra, a depression over east-central Arabian Sea intensified into cyclonic storm "Kyarr" in the early morning of October 25, which is likely to bring heavy showers in coastal districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg. PTI

14:06 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Cyclonic circulation likely to result in rain over Chennai and Puducherry today

Skymet weather reported that a cyclonic circulation has formed over Southwest Bay of Bengal, resulting in moderate rain and thundershower activities during the past 24 hours. Rain is likely to increase in parts of Coastal Tamil Nadu.

12:43 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Goa lashed by heavy rains

Heavy rains lashed Goa for the fourth consecutive day. IMD said that state authorities have issued a warning for fishermen and tourists against venturing into the sea.

11:55 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Cyclone Kyarr unlikely to hit India's west coast

Cyclone Kyarr, with wind speeds touching 170-180 km per hour at its strongest, is the most powerful tropical cyclone to emerge near the Indian landmass after cyclone Fani, which caused large-scale devastation on the Odisha coast in May this year. However, Kyarr is likely to hit the Indian coastline, but swerve west-northwestwards and move towards the Oman coast. Read more

11:41 (IST)26 Oct 2019
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11:24 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Rain to lash North Coastal Karnataka, Goa, South Konkan

Light to moderate rain is likely over North Coastal Karnataka, Goa and South Konkan for another 24 hours, Skymet Weather said.

10:57 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Rain to reduce over Maharashtra region after 24 hours

Rainfall is likely to reduce over Maharashtra after the next 24 hours. However, as an after-effect of cyclone 'Kyarr', light to moderate showers would continue in some parts. 

09:42 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Rain likely in parts of South Konkan and Goa

Skymet Weather Saturday said that due to the movement of cyclone 'Kyarr' towards the West Central Arabian Sea, moderate rain is likely in South Konkan and Goa, including Sindudurg, Ratnagiri and Panjim during the next 24 hours.

09:26 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Heavy rain likely in Peninsular India during the next 48 hours: IMD

IMD said that heavy rain is likely at isolated places over major parts of Peninsular India during the next 48 hours and over parts of east and northeast India during the next 24 hours.

08:43 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Cyclone 'Kyarr' likely to further intensify into an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 24 hours

Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Kyarr', which intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm on Saturday, is very likely to further intensify into an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm during the next 24 hours. IMD said it is likely to move towards Oman coast during the next 5 days.

08:33 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Kyarr' intensifies into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Kyarr' Saturday intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm and lay centred over east-central Arabian Sea, about 270 km to the west-southwest of Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), 360 km south-southwest of Mumbai and 1,780 km east-southeast of Salalah (Oman), IMD said.

08:29 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Rain may dampen Diwali celebration in Mumbai, Palghar and Thane

Rain may dampen Diwali celebration in Mumbai, Palghar and Thane. IMD predicted that post-monsoon showers would continue till Sunday due to a "deep depression" or an intense low-pressure system formed over the Arabian Sea. Read more here

08:05 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Cyclonic storm Kyarr likely to bring heavy rains in coastal Maharashtra

IMD Friday said that cyclonic storm Kyarr is likely to bring heavy rains in coastal Maharashtra. Palghar district collector issued a warning to fishermen to not venture out in the sea. District fisheries department officials said that 1,378 out of 1,411 boats which had sailed off Palghar coast returned and efforts were on to bring the rest 33 boats safely to the shore.

00:23 (IST)26 Oct 2019
Heavy rainfall likely over coastal regions in Karnataka, Goa and Konkan

IMD has predicted light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy falls at isolated places is very likely over coastal districts of Karnataka, Goa and south Konkan during next 12 hours. Isolated heavy rainfall also very likely over north Konkan during same period.

23:39 (IST)25 Oct 2019
Cyclone 'Kyarr' lies at about 190 km west of Ratnagiri and 330 km south-west of Mumbai

Cyclone 'Kyarr' which has intensified into a cyclonic storm lies close to Ratnagiri and Mumbai, over the east-central Arabian sea.

The Met has also forecast heavy rains in Kolkata, North and South 24 Parganas, Murshidabad, East and West Burdwan, Nadia, Howrah, Hooghly, Malda, North and South Dinajpur districts of the state till Friday. (PTI)

The Met has also forecast heavy rains in Kolkata, North and South 24 Parganas, Murshidabad, East and West Burdwan, Nadia, Howrah, Hooghly, Malda, North and South Dinajpur districts of the state till Friday. The weather is likely to get better from Saturday, it said.

Meanwhile, citing rough weather conditions, tourists have been asked to avoid visiting Goa till October 27 by the IMD Goa observatory. Goa was put on red alert for Thursday, as it has been receiving heavy to very heavy showers because of a cyclonic depression in the Arabian Sea.

Tourists are advised not to visit the state for the next four days, from October 24 to 27, as weather conditions are likely to worsen, IMD's Goa director Dr Krrishnamurty Padgalwar told news agency PTI.

The Karnataka State Natural Calamity Monitoring Centre has also asked the public to be cautious, while fishermen have been warned against venturing into the sea.

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