Cyclone Kyarr to weaken gradually: IMD

The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Kyarr’ is likely to weaken gradually into Very Severe Cyclonic Storm tomorrow, and further into Severe Cyclonic Storm on Thursday, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

According to IMD’s cyclone advisory, cyclone Kyarr lay centred about 1020 km west northwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra), 980 km east-northeast of Salalah (Oman) and 460 km east-southeast of Masirah (Oman).

The report stated that the well marked low-pressure area over Comorin area and adjoining equatorial Indian Ocean with an associated cyclonic circulation extending up to midtropospheric levels are likely to concentrate into a depression over Lakshadweep and Maldives and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea during the next 24 hours.

The Hindu

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