Cyclone Biparjoy / Effect of 'Cyclone Biparjoy' seen in Gujarat, 67 trains canceled, villages empty - sea movement intensifies

Zoom News : Jun 13, 2023, 07:52 AM
Cyclone Biparjoy: In view of the effect of Cyclone Biparjoy, the government has been alerted in Gujarat, India. According to media reports, this cyclone is currently being said to be 350 km away from Porbandar, but a stir is visible in the sea. In view of this, people living on the sea shore are being sent to a safe place. The government has given instructions to evacuate all the villages in the area of

About two kilometers from the shore.

At the same time, following the instructions of the government, people are migrating to reach a safe place. At the same time, about 67 trains were also cancelled.

10 important updates related to Biperjoy

  1. This cyclone is expected to knock in Kutch on 15 June. Heavy rain warning has been issued for Saurashtra-Kutch and Gujarat regions on June 15 and 16. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea. At the same time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting on Monday, in which he directed the officials to ensure arrangements for transporting people from sensitive places to safe areas.
  2. The Meteorological Department said that the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) 'Biparjoy' is located about 310 km southwest of Porbandar and 330 km southwest of Devbhoomi Dwarka. It is located 400 km south south west of Jakhau port. It is likely to cross Jakhau port as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) by the evening of June 15.
  3. On the other hand, Western Railway has canceled 67 trains passing through the areas affected by the weather conditions due to cyclone Biparjoy. Passengers affected by this will be refunded their ticket money as per the existing rules. The zonal office of Indian Railways said that various types of security and precautions are being taken for the passengers.
  4. Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ships are patrolling off the coast of Gujarat in view of the cyclonic storm 'Biparjoy'. The ICG has airlifted 11 personnel from an oil rig operating off the coast of Gujarat near Dwarka amid strong winds and high tide conditions in the Arabian Sea.
  5. Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport said it has taken all precautionary measures as per standard protocol. Airport officials said they are closely monitoring the situation.
  6. Adani Ports, the ports business of Adani Group, said in an exchange filing that it on Monday suspended its vessel operations at Mundra, India's largest commercial port, which also houses the country's largest coal import terminal.
  7. Union Minister for Ports and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal today held a meeting with senior officials of the Port Authority to review the preparedness for Cyclone 'Biparjoy'. ANI reported that he directed senior officials to take all possible measures to ensure that people living in sensitive places remain safe.
  8. Apart from this, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), headed by Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, reviewed the preparedness of the Gujarat government and central agencies for the cyclone. It said that the Chief Secretary informed the NCMC about the preparations being made and the measures being taken by the local administration for the safety of the people coming in the path of the cyclonic storm.
  9. 12 teams of SDRF and 12 of NDRF have been deployed in Gujarat, the government said that three more NDRF teams are on standby and another 15 are ready to be airlifted from others.
  10. The BSF has ordered 'secure positioning' of its Marine wing assets and personnel along the Gujarat front in view of the cyclone, which is expected to make landfall on Thursday. All the boats and about a dozen border outposts (small vessels) are being taken to a safe anchorage.