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Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: Super cyclone moves towards Oman coast

Cyclone Kyarr, Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: This is the first supercyclone after 'Gonu', till then considered the strongest-ever to lord over the Arabian Sea.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 29, 2019 11:50:54 am
Cyclone Kyarr LIVE Updates: Super cyclone moves towards Oman coast Weather Forecast Report, Cyclone Kyarr LIVE: There has been a significant reduction of rainfall in the past 24 hours over Konkan, Goa and Karnataka coasts, as well as the eastern and northeastern parts of the country. (Express photo: Amit Chakravarty/File)

Cyclone Kyarr, Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: A day after it was classified as “extremely severe cyclonic storm”, Kyarr is now moving west-northwestwards and is likely to hit the Oman coast by October 31. The intensity of the supercyclone is likely to weaken after October 28, according to the IMD’s latest bulletin. This is the first supercyclone after ‘Gonu’, till then considered the strongest-ever to lord over the Arabian Sea.

There has been a significant reduction of rainfall in the past 24 hours over Konkan, Goa and Karnataka coasts, as well as the eastern and northeastern parts of the country. Isolated rains and thunderstorms are likely over parts of central, eastern and western parts of India during next 1-2 days.

The weather department has forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places over Kerala and Mahe. Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is also likely at isolated places in Odisha. Squally wind with speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph, is likely to prevail over south Tamil Nadu coast, Gulf of Mannar, Comorin and Maldives areas.

A fresh low pressure area is likely to form over southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area on Wednesday and it is likely to become more marked. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea.

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Cyclonic Kyarr moving towards Oman. Follow this space for LIVE updates.

21:26 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in several places tomorrow

The IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in isolated places over Rayalseema, Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal, Kerala & Mahe and Lakshadweep for tomorrow. It also added that heavy rainfall can be expected in south Karnataka. Meanwhile, it said that the sea condition is very likely to be phenomenal, and advised fishermen to not venture into the sea.

17:02 (IST)28 Oct 2019
'Kyarr' to bring rain in Gujarat before moving towards Oman

Super cyclonic storm 'Kyarr' over the Arabian Sea is likely to gradually move towards the Oman coast but would cause rainfall in some parts of Gujarat in next few days, a MeT official said on Monday. "While Gujarat is spared of the super cyclone, it would bring non-seasonal rain at isolated places," IMD's Ahmedabad centre director Jayanta Sarkar said. "The super cyclonic storm Kyarr is likely to move towards the Oman coast during the next five days. However, the system would bring light to moderate rain at isolated places during the next five days," he further said. (PTI)

16:18 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Fishermen advised to remain off the sea till Oct 31

The IMD warning advised fishermen to not to venture into the sea till October 31. It also advised the fishermen who are out in the sea to return to the coast by October 29.

(Source: IMD)

15:25 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Super Cyclonic Storm over eastcentral Arabian Sea to weaken gradually from 28th evening

According to the IMD, Super Cyclonic Storm over eastcentral Arabian Sea to weaken gradually from 28th evening. Fishermen are advised not to venture into eastcentral Arabian Sea till 29 th October and into west central Arabian Sea till 2nd November 2019.

14:16 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Chennai fishermen warned to not venture into South West Bay of Bengal
13:45 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Fresh low pressure near south of Sri Lanka: IMD

A fresh low pressure has formed over Equatorial Indian Ocean to the south of Sri Lanka on October 28 morning. It is very likely to become well marked low pressure area over Comorin area during next 24 hours.

Source: IMD
12:48 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Kyarr is likely to maintain Super Cyclonic Storm intensity till Oct 28: IMD

The Super Cyclonic Storm 'Kyarr' over eastcentral Arabian Sea moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 16 kmph at 0530 hrs IST of today, near Lat. 18.1°N and Long. 65.4°E over Eastcentral Arabia Sea, about 790 km west-southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra), 1200 km east-northeast of Salalah (Oman) and 740 km east-southeast of Masirah (Oman): IMD bulletin

Source: IMD
11:47 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Light rains likely over central, eastern and western parts of India: IMD

Isolated rainfall/thunderstorm are likely over parts of central, eastern and western parts of India during next 24 hours except Marathawada, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh where it is likely over few places during the same period. Weather will be mainly dry over these region during subsequent 2 days except Maharashtra where isolated to scattered rain/thunderstorm likely to occur during this period: IMD bulletin

11:22 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Sea condition remains 'phenomenal' around Cyclone Kyarr

Sea condition over central Arabian sea is very likely to be 'phenomenal' around the center of the cyclonic system. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas: IMD Bulletin.

10:45 (IST)28 Oct 2019
SkyMet Weather's forecast for Tamil Nadu

Spell of rain and thundershowers with gusty winds likely at some parts of Karaikal, Puducherry, Ariyalur, Dharmapuri, Kancheepuram, Karur, Krishnagiri, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Perambalur, Pudukkottai and Salem in the next 3-4 hours.

10:31 (IST)28 Oct 2019
There maybe two Cyclones in the Arabian Sea, predicts SkyMet Weather

A circulation over South West bay may induce a low pressure area. Will travel to Sout East Arabian Sea and may further intensify in a Cyclone. There may be two Cyclones in the Arabian Sea. Sri Lanka, south Tamil Nadu and Kerala to get heavy rains, predicts Skymet Weather.

09:49 (IST)28 Oct 2019
IMDs weather forecast for October 29

* Heavy Rainfall to very heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Kerala & Mahe; Heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Lakshadweep.

* Squally wind, speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph, very likely to prevail over south Tamilnadu coast, Gulf of Mannar, Comorin and Maldives areas.

* Gale winds, speed reaching 190-200 kmph gusting to 220 kmph, very likely over westcentral Arabian Sea around the system center.

* Sea condition is very likely to phenomenal over central Arabian sea around the system center. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

09:36 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Explained: How Cyclone Kyarr has affected western India

The cyclone formed over the Arabian Sea on Friday. It fell under the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ category, with wind speed going up to 170-180 km/hour. This system was brewing at a location about 200 km off Ratnagiri on Maharashtra coast since early this week. The Indian Express  explains how the cyclone has affected western India and the likely path it is going to follow in the coming days. Read more here

09:30 (IST)28 Oct 2019
IMDs weather forecast for October 28

* Heavy Rainfall very likely at isolated places over Kerala & Mahe.

* Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Odisha.

* Squally wind, speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph, very likely to prevail over south Tamilnadu coast, Gulf of Mannar, Comorin and Maldives areas.

* Gale winds, speed reaching 230-240 kmph gusting to 265 kmph, very likely over eastcentral & adjoining westcentral Arabian Sea around the system center.

* Sea condition is very likely to phenomenal over central Arabian sea around the system center. Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas.

09:22 (IST)28 Oct 2019
Maharashtra: Rain destroys standing crop, grape production may fall by 40 per cent

Copius rain has reduced the moisture deficit in Marathwada, where almost all the major dams reported a good increase in water levels. But the heavy rain has damaged a variety of crops such as rice, soyabean, bajra, maize and cotton. Authorities are trying to ascertain the extent of the damage. The rain has, however, helped tur farmers, who are hopeful of a good yield. Read more here

09:17 (IST)28 Oct 2019

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cyclone Kyarr, cyclone Kyarr latest update, cyclone Kyarr latest news, cyclone in arabian sea, weather news On Saturday, 14 fishermen were rescued by Indian Naval Ship Teg from a sinking boat 'Vaishno Devi Mata' off Mumbai Offshore Area.

Maharashtra received heavy rainfall for weeks, first during the withdrawal of monsoon and later due to the impact of Cyclone Kyarr. Maharashtra has recorded 1,200.22 mm of rainfall till date, as against the 1,131.2 mm of rainfall it normally receives in this period.

The cyclone brought post-monsoon showers accompanied by high-speed wind across South Gujarat, including Surat, Navsari and Valsad districts, on Saturday. Wind speed reaching up to 60 kilometres per hour is expected off South Gujarat coast.

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into east-central Arabian Sea till October 29 and into west-central Arabian Sea from October 28 to November 1, IMD said in its latest weather bulletin.