Cyclone ‘Kyarr is very likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm during next 12 hours and into an extremely severe cyclonic storm during subsequent 36 hours.
The cyclonic circulation over Interior Odisha and neighbourhood upto 2.1 km above mean sea level persists.
According to the weather department, light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy falls at isolated places is very likely over coastal districts of Karnataka, Goa and south Konkan and isolated heavy rainfall over north Konkan during next 12 hours.
The speed of gale wind reaching 90-100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph is prevailing around the system centre over the East-central Arabian Sea. It is very likely to reach 100-110 kmph gusting to 145 kmph today.
The wind speed may increase, further becoming 170-180 kmph and touching up to 200 kmph by Sunday morning around the system centre.
It is very likely to become phenomenal around the system centre over the westcentral Arabian Sea from October 28 to 31.