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Here is an important update on the progress of Cyclone “Biparjoy” (pronounced as “Biporjoy”) in the Arabian Sea. The cyclone has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm, and it continues its journey towards the Saurashtra & Kutch coasts. In this article, we will provide you with the latest information on the storm’s path and the precautions you need to take to stay safe.
Gale Winds Strengthen
On the 11th of June, the gale winds associated with Cyclone “Biparjoy” intensified over the Arabian Sea. Wind speeds reached 155-165 kmph, with gusts up to 180 kmph. These strong winds prevailed over the eastcentral and adjoining westcentral & northeast Arabian Sea. As the night progressed, the wind speeds were expected to increase further, reaching 165-175 kmph, gusting up to 195 kmph.
The Impact on Different Regions
On the 12th of June, the northeast and central Arabian Sea were expected to experience the cyclone’s force. Gale winds of 145-155 kmph, gusting up to 170 kmph, were forecasted for these areas. By nightfall, the wind speeds would decrease slightly to 135-145 kmph, gusting up to 160 kmph. The northwest, central, and northeast Arabian Sea regions would be affected by these winds.
As we move towards the 13th of June, Cyclone “Biparjoy” is expected to lose some of its intensity. Gale winds of 135-145 kmph, gusting up to 160 kmph, would continue over the northeast and adjoining northwest & central Arabian Sea. However, as the day progresses, the wind speeds would decrease to 125-135 kmph, gusting up to 150 kmph, by the evening.
On the 14th of June, the northeast Arabian Sea would still experience the remnants of the cyclone’s power. Gale winds of 125-135 kmph, gusting up to 150 kmph, would persist in this area. The central and northwest Arabian Sea would also witness winds of 70-80 kmph, gusting up to 90 kmph. The impact of the cyclone continues to be felt.
The Final Phase
Even as the cyclone weakens, it retains its strength. On the 15th of June, the northeast Arabian Sea would experience winds of 120-130 kmph, gusting up to 145 kmph. As night falls, these winds would gradually decrease to 95-105 kmph, gusting up to 115 kmph. Along the Kutch districts and Gulf of Kutch, gale winds of 65-75 kmph, gusting up to 85 kmph, are expected. The Saurashtra coast would also witness squally winds of 55-65 kmph, gusting up to 75 kmph. The storm approaches its conclusion.
Powerful Sea Conditions
In addition to the fierce winds, Cyclone “Biparjoy” has created turbulent seas.
From the 11th of June, the eastcentral and adjoining westcentral & northeast Arabian Sea experience phenomenal sea conditions. These rough waters demand respect and caution.
As we progress to the 12th of June, the northeast and central Arabian Sea face the ongoing turbulence caused by the cyclone. The sea conditions remain phenomenal, urging sailors to exercise extreme caution in these treacherous waters.
On the 13th of June, the storm’s impact extended to the northwest, central, and northeast Arabian Sea, with the sea conditions remaining phenomenal. However, by the 14th of June, the northwest Arabian Sea experiences a shift to very high sea conditions, while the central Arabian Sea witnesses high to very rough seas. Nature’s force persists.
As the storm nears its end, the 15th of June sees the northeast and northwest Arabian Sea in a state of very high to high sea conditions. Adjoining areas of the central Arabian Sea face very rough to rough seas. The battle between land and sea intensifies.
Warnings for Fishermen and Offshore & Onshore Industries
To ensure safety, fishing operations over the eastcentral and adjoining westcentral Arabian Sea are suspended until the 15th of June. The same restriction applies to the north and adjoining central Arabian Sea from the 12th to the 15th of June. Fishermen are advised against venturing into the central and north Arabian Sea, as well as the Saurashtra & Kutch coasts until the 15th of June. Those currently at sea are urged to return to the safety of the coast. Offshore and onshore activities should be regulated with prudence and caution.