Cyclone Biparjoy: In view of the seriousness of cyclonic storm Biparjoy, IMD has issued Orange alert for June 14 and Red alert for June 15 in all districts of Gujarat. The Meteorological Department has also said that landfall will happen from June 15. It has been told that after this the cyclone will move towards North-North-East (NNE) direction.
all schools closed
According to the information, Section 144 (prohibition of gathering of four or more people) has been imposed in the coastal areas of Kutch, Gujarat on June 15 in view of the seriousness of Cyclone Biparjoy. All schools have been ordered closed. It has been said by the administration that section 144 will remain in force till June 16. Along with this, the Kandla port has been evacuated before June 15.
NDRF teams leave
It has been said by the NDRF that as a precaution due to cyclone Biperjoy, we have deployed two more teams in addition to the three teams already available in Mumbai. Apart from this, we have sent four more teams to Gujarat as Cyclone Biperjoy is expected to make more impact there. Also our teams are ready in Pune.
Due to Cyclone Biporjoy, we have deployed two teams in addition to the already available three teams in Mumbai as a precautionary measure. Further, we have moved four other teams to Gujarat as Cyclone Biporjoy is expected to have more impact over there. Additionally, our teams at…– Advertisement –
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Impact will be less in Mumbai: IMD
Apart from this, IMD issued Yellow Alert for Mumbai and Thane. Meteorologists say that Cyclone Biparjoy is about 500-600 km from Mumbai. Mumbai and Thane administration is on alert mode in view of the possibility of it hitting here. Sunil Kamble, head of the Mumbai and Regional Meteorological Center (Western India), said that Cyclone Biparjoy is currently around 500-600 km from Mumbai.
Ministers took charge in Gujarat
Weather experts say that the cyclone will not have any direct impact on Mumbai. An increase in rain and wind speed can be seen here. On the other hand, in view of the cyclonic storm situation in Gujarat on June 15, several state ministers have been assigned the responsibility of different districts. Ministers Hrishikesh Patel and Prafulla Pansuria will handle the Kutch region, Harsh Shanghvi will be in Devbhoomi Dwarka and Mulu Bera will be given the responsibility of Jamnagar.
#WATCH | IMD Director General, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra speaks on Cyclone Biparjoy, says, “We have issued an Orange alert for June 14 and a Red alert for June 15 for all districts. From June 15 we will see a landfall in it and will move towards the north-northeast (NNE) direction. We… pic.twitter.com/Krn3EVbSGD
— ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2023
storm rising at this speed
IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that the cyclone is moving in the north direction at a speed of 5 km per hour and will change its direction after June 14. A Very Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed of 125-135 kmph is very likely to hit Saurashtra, Kutch and Pakistan coasts on June 15 afternoon. Saurashtra, Kutch will receive heavy rains on June 14-15.
IMD Director General has said that we have issued Orange alert for June 14 and Red alert for June 15 in all the districts. From June 15, we will see landfall in it and move northwards. We appeal to people to stay at safe places.
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