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Cyclone Biparjoy will become even more dangerous, heavy rain alert in many states, heat wave will increase somewhere

Pankaj Prasad
Cyclone Biparjoy
Cyclone Biparjoy

High waves were seen at Tithal beach on the Arabian Sea coast of Valsad ahead of Cyclone Biparjoy.

Once again, the threat of cyclonic storm 'Biparjoy' is looming large in the coastal areas of the country. If the Meteorological Department is to be believed, Biperjoy can take an even more terrifying form today. Thereafter, it is likely to become a severe cyclonic storm. The effect of this storm can be seen in many coastal areas. During this, there is a possibility of storm and heavy rain. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) says that it will move from north to northwest in the next two days. On the other hand, the weather forecast states that heatwave conditions will prevail in seven states.

Tithal beach closed till 14 june

At the same time, high waves were seen at Tithal beach located on the Arabian Sea coast of Valsad ahead of Cyclone Biparjoy. Taking precautions, the Valsad administration has closed the Tithal beach for tourists after the Meteorological Department's warning. Valsad Tehsildar TC Patel said that fishermen are strictly prohibited from going near the sea. If required, people in Dariya Kanthan village will be shifted if needed and shelters have been made for them. At the same time, Tithal Beach has been closed for tourists till June 14.

Chance of heavy rain

According to IMD, Biparjoy is moving north-northeastwards. The Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of rain in the South Indian region in the next four days. While Kerala and Coastal Karnataka are likely to receive heavy rains till Monday, Lakshadweep will see rain till Sunday. Besides this, eight districts of Kerala were put on yellow alert on Friday. These districts include Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Kozhikode and Kannur. On the other hand, Vellore district received heavy rains with strong winds on Friday, hailstorm was also recorded at some places. According to the Chennai Regional Meteorological Center Vellore, 5.5 cm of rain has been recorded.

Monsoon arrived seven days late

The IMD said the monsoon reached the southern Indian state on Thursday, seven days behind schedule. The announcement by the Meteorological Department comes at a time when scientists have warned that the weather system is likely to remain weak to begin with, with slow progress over the peninsula due to Cyclone Biparjoy. According to IMD Director General M Mohapatra, rains are expected to pick up pace only after June 15.

Issuing a weather forecast till the middle of next week, the weather office said that apart from south India, the Northeast will also receive heavy rainfall till Wednesday. Heavy rain will continue at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim on Friday, with very heavy rain expected over the next two days.

Heat wave warning in seven states

The weather forecast states that heat wave conditions will prevail in seven states. Heat wave conditions will continue in some parts of Bihar till Tuesday. At the same time, the heat wave will continue in Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand till Monday. Uttar Pradesh will face heat wave conditions till Sunday. Meanwhile, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim and parts of Andhra Pradesh are likely to witness similar conditions till Saturday.