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Cyclone Kyarr: Advisory issued to fishermen in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka against seafaring

A cyclonic storm named Kyarr’ is over east-central Arabian Sea and it is moving west northwestwards with a speed of 11 Kmph. In such a state, fishermen in Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka have been warned not to go fishing as the cyclone is severe.

While speaking to India Today TV, the head of weather forecast department Mr Anupam Kashyap stated that the wind speed over various parts of the Arabian Sea will be 200 kmph from the early hours of October 27.

As a result, the fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka coasts and northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining south Gujarat coast in the next 24 hours.

The fishermen have also been sent advisory not to venture into east-central Arabian Sea till October 29 and into west-central Arabian Sea from October 28 to 31.

The warning comes after the IMD predicted that sea will be rough to very rough along and off Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka coasts in the next 12 hours.

It is also very likely to be rough to very rough over the northeast Arabian Sea off south Gujarat coast during next 24 hours.

Kyarr lay centred about 190 km to the west of Ratnagiri and 330 km south-southwest of Mumbai, Maharashtra on Friday evening.


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