Biparjoy cyclone effects made land fall in Gujarat, India

Gujarat: At least 22 people were injured, while electric poles and trees were uprooted as severe Cyclonic storm Biparjoy landed in Gujarat’s coastal areas on Thursday, the 15th evening.

Water logging was seen in several areas of Bhuj after cyclone Biparjoy made landfall along the Gujarat coast yesterday. Gujarat’s coastal areas experienced heavy rains and strong winds, resulting in the loss of three lives in the Kutch and Rajkot districts.

Cyclone Biparjoy, which crossed the Saurashtra and Kachchh coasts between 10:30 pm and 11:30 pm last night, weakened into a cyclonic storm at 10:30 am today,” says IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.

According to India Meteorological Department, the cyclone has now moved from sea to land and is centred towards Sauarashtra-Kutch. Adding that heavy rains are expected in Rajasthan on Friday. 

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