Cyclone Biparjoy / Red alert in coastal areas of Saurashtra and Kutch, effect of Biparjoy started visible

Zoom News : Jun 14, 2023, 01:16 PM
Cyclone Biparjoy: The cyclonic storm in the northeastern region of the Arabian Sea has now become very severe. During the last 6 hours, it was moving in North direction with a speed of 3 kmph. This morning the storm lay centered 280 km west-southwest of Jakhau Port (Gujarat). And it is centered 290 km west-southwest from Devbhoomi Dwarka.

The storm is moving forward

The storm lay centered about 350 km west-northwest of Gujarat coast Naliya, 350 km west-northwest of Porbandar and about 340 km south-southwest of Karachi in Pakistan. This storm is continuously moving forward.

Landfall expected tomorrow evening

The storm will cross Saurashtra and Kutch while moving northeast. It is likely to make landfall at Jakhau Port (Gujarat) between Mandvi (Gujarat) and Karachi (Pakistan) on the evening of June 15.

290 KM away from Kutch, NDRF deployed, 200 teams of electricians at work

Cyclone Biparjoy is 290 km away from Kutch. The storm will make landfall on June 15 around 5 pm. NDRF teams have been deployed in all the potentially affected districts. There is a possibility of more rain in Kutch and Dwarka. Till now 50 thousand people have been taken to safe places. 200 teams of electricity workers have been deployed. Stock of electricity pole, asphalt has been prepared. NDRF and SDRF teams have reached all the dangerous places. Satellite phone and ham radio teams have also been kept ready for communication. The substation was damaged in Dwarka, which was restored hours later.

Cyclone Biparjoy threat, 47000 people shifted in Gujarat

Due to the possible threat of Cyclone Biparjoy, thousands of people have been sent to safer places in Gujarat. The maximum effect of the cyclone is being seen in Kutch. 17,739 people have been shifted here. Apart from these, 8,542 people had to leave their homes in Jamnagar as well. The Gujarat government has set up hundreds of relief camps for the displaced people. A total of 47,113 people have been displaced. Junagadh – 4,462, Porbandar – 3,469, Dwarka – 4,863, Morbi – 1,936, Rajkot – 4,497 people have been shifted.

Impact of cyclone Biparjoy in Surat, trees fell due to strong winds, young man's life saved

The serious impact of Cyclone Biparjoy is being seen in Surat. Trees were uprooted at many places in Surat due to the strong wind. Many trees have fallen near Anjana Farm in the cyclone storm. A young man was talking on a mobile phone when a tree fell on him. Thankfully the young man's life was saved. The whole incident got recorded in CCTV. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel held an emergency meeting. IMD has now issued Red Alert on Saurashtra-Kutch coast instead of Orange.

The biggest danger in Gujarat, 10 thousand died in the cyclone of 1998

The danger of cyclone Biparjoy remains intact. Tomorrow, on the evening of June 15, it will reach the Gujarat coast. According to the Meteorological Department, due to the cyclone, there can be flood in the coastal areas. There will be heavy rain and winds can blow at a speed of 150 kilometers per hour. All arrangements have been made to help the people. NDRF teams have been deployed on all danger fronts. Earlier, 10,000 people were killed in the cyclone that hit Gujarat in 1998.