Cyclone Biparjoy: Cyclone To Intensify In Next 24 Hours, IMD Predicts Heavy Rains

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Cyclone Biparjoy: Cyclone To Intensify In Next 24 Hours, IMD Predicts Heavy Rains

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the very severe cyclone Biparjoy is expected to intensify during the next 24 hours and proceed in a north-northeast direction. The IMD has issued a warning for the next three days. The warning stated heavy rain across coastal Karnataka, Kerala, and Lakshadweep. It has also issued some more warnings and predictions, keep reading. 

Updates On Cyclone Biparjoy

Tithal Beach near Valsad witnessed high waves on the Arabian Sea coast as an effect of Cyclone Biparjoy. As a precaution, people have been advised not to visit Tithal Beach until June 14. 

Thiruvananthapuram Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Alappuzha, Idukki,  Kottayam, Kozhikode, and Kannur were all placed on yellow alert by Kerala. Meanwhile, it has been suggested that fishermen in Kerala and Karnataka have been advised not to enter the sea. The people will also be relocated if the need arises. 

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South Indian States And North East India Might Face Rainfall

Effects of Cyclone Biparjoy :

For the next five days, mild to moderate amounts of scattered to widespread rainfall are extremely expected in the south Indian states, along with thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds. 

North-east Indian cities and states might witness mild to moderate amounts of widespread and scattered rainfall. This will also include thunder and lightning. 

Assam and Meghalaya will face heavy rainfall on June 12 and 13. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya might expect heavy rainfall for the next five days. Manipur and Mizoram too might witness the same between June 10 and 12.

A few isolated locations in sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim might witness heavy rainfall between June 11 and 13.

Strong rainstorms will be seen over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands from June 9 to 11. The same is expected for sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on June 9 and 10. (as per Live Mint).

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Take Care!

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