Cyclone Biparjoy made landfall in Gujarat’s Kutch district around six o’clock with heavy wind and rain. The Gujarati government relocated nearly a lakh residents of coastal areas and dispatched disaster management teams for protection and relief efforts. Gujarat experiences heavy rainfall and tree uprooting when cyclones pass through.
There could be six-meter-high tides on Biparjoy. Jamnagar Airport in Gujarat has grounded all flights until tomorrow as a precaution. Army, Navy, and Air Force are on alert for a cyclone that is about to strike.
Border Security Force Offers Assistance To People In Gujarat’s Kutch Region. Authorities have issued a warning that the cyclone could leave a trail of devastation due to its strong winds and torrential rain.
Around six o’clock, Cyclone Biparjoy made landfall along the coast with significant wind and rain
Parts of the Saurashtra-Kutch area are experiencing extensive rainfall along with powerful winds as the cyclone in the Arabian Sea headed closer to the Gujarat coast.
Cyclone “Biparjoy” hit the Gujarat coast at six o’clock
Cyclone “Biparjoy” is predicted to reach at 6 pm near Jakhau Port in Gujarat’s Kutch district, so as a safety measure, the Gujarat government moved nearly one lakh people who live near the seashore and sent out disaster management groups for safeguarding and relief operations, according to officials on Wednesday.
According to the Met department, the Saurashtra-Kutch region experienced heavy rains and strong winds as a result of the cyclone in the Arabian Sea that is barreling towards the Gujarat coast.
When a cyclone approaches Gujarat, it pours heavily and uproots trees.
Biparjoy could produce tides that are six meters high
The Coast Guard announced today that Cyclone “Biparjoy” could produce tidal waves of 5 to 6 meters and wind speeds of 120 to 150 kph when it makes landfall.
Jamnagar Airport in Gujarat has suspended all flights until tomorrow
As an emergency before the landfall of Cyclone Biparjoy, the authority has canceled all commercial flight operations at Gujarat’s Jamnagar terminal until Friday.
Tweet about a cyclone from the India Meteorological Department
IMD posted on Twitter, “Biparjoy Cyclone Alert for Kutch and Saurashtra seashore: RED MESSAGE. Today, At 13:30 IST, VSCS BIPARJOY was near latitude 22.8N and longitude 67.3E, about 120 km west of Jakhau Port in Gujarat and 170 km northwest of Devbhumi Dwarka. By tonight as VSCS, to cross close to Jakhau Port (Gujarat).
What Potential Effects Could Cyclone Biparjoy Have on Gujarat’s Jakhau Port Infrastructure?
In the vicinity of Jakhau Port, one of the largest ports in the nation, where Cyclone Biparjoy is anticipated to make landfall, more than 5,000 people have been evacuated. The port, which has been closed for five to six days, will remain shut at least through the weekend. Whether the port’s infrastructure will endure the storm is a primary concern for the authorities.
Army, Navy, and Air Force on alert for an impending cyclone
The Indian Coast Guard, the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force, among other armed forces, have all made the necessary preparations, according to the Ministry of Defence, to help the Gujarati populace.
Border Security Force Offers Assistance To People In Gujarat’s Kutch Region
Before Cyclone Biparjoy’s landfall on Thursday evening, the Border Security Force (BSF) deployed along the coastline in its efforts to lend a helping hand to the villagers in the border area.
Due to its fierce winds and torrential rain, authorities alert that the cyclone may create a trail of destruction.
It is the state’s second cyclone in the last two years, following “Tauktae” in May 2021.