The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that Cyclone ‘Biparjoy’ located over the east-central and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea is likely to shift northwards.
It’s also going to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm in the next few hours.
Harsh weather and sea conditions due to the storm can take the wind speed to 135-145 kmph gusting to 160 kmph in the next three-four days.
The weather office has issued a warning for fishermen not to venture into the sea.
It has also issued a wind warning for the next five days for states southwestern states.
It’s expected landfall near Jakhau port in Gujarat’s Kutch district.