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Super cyclonic storm 'Kyarr' weakens into an extremely severe storm: IMD

The region which observed the Kyarr cyclone weakening falls about 990 km west of Mumbai (Maharashtra), 1010 km east-northeast of Salalah (Oman) and 500 km east-southeast of Masirah (Oman).

Super cyclonic storm 'Kyarr' weakens into an extremely severe storm: IMD
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New Delhi: India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed on Tuesday that super cyclonic storm 'Kyarr' has weakened into an extremely severe cyclonic storm over west-central and adjoining east-central & north Arabian Sea at 8:30 am.

The region which observed the weakening of Kyarr cyclone falls about 990 km west of Mumbai (Maharashtra), 1010 km east-northeast of Salalah (Oman) and 500 km east-southeast of Masirah (Oman).

The Comorin area and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean saw a well-marked low pressure which would further intensify into a depression during the next 24 hrs. Some characteristics of the cyclonic storms 'Kyarr' were felt over the north Indian Ocean.

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The IMD also predicted that the extremely severe storm is likely to move west-northwestwards till 30th October morning, re-curve west southwestwards thereafter and move towards the Gulf of Aden off south Oman-Yemen coasts during subsequent three days.

IMD further said that the extremely severe storm will weaken into a very severe cyclonic storm during the morning of 30th October and further into a severe cyclonic storm by the evening of 31st October.