The wind speed is likely to be 115 to 125 kmph gusting to 145 kmph during landfall process as it heads towards Saurashtra, Kutch and adjoining Pakistan coasts.
Cyclone Biparjoy has made landfall on Thursday touching the Saurashtra, Kutch in Gujarat, and adjoining Pakistan coasts, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said
Most of the rainfall will be in the southern eyewall as mentioned earlier. This shows areas on the southern side of the centre will get more rain in next 6 hrs than areas north of the centre”.
Cyclone Biparjoy is now the longest duration cyclone in the Arabian Sea history breaking the record of the June 1998 cyclone based on data from the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre