International Desk: The tropical cyclone disaster created in the Arabian Sea gained more strength and turned into a severe cyclone. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that it is likely to become a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours. According to a report by the country's media outlet NDTV on Wednesday, the cyclone disaster is approaching India from the Arabian Sea. The storm was located about 890 km west-southwest of Goa on Wednesday morning. It is expected to develop into a severe cyclone within the next 24 hours. According to a tweet by the India Meteorological Department, around 5:30 AM IST on Wednesday, a severe cyclonic disturbance was located over the East Central and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea.
Currently, this storm is located about 890 km away from Goa. In the next 24 hours, moving northwards as a very strong cyclone, it is likely to hit the Kerala coast. Usually, the monsoon season starts in India at the beginning of June, but this time it is expected to be delayed due to this cyclone. According to Skymet Weather, a private organization that publishes weather updates, the monsoon season may start in India between May 8 and 9. As a result, there is a possibility of light rainfall over the country.
Monsoon may be delayed in reaching the Western Ghats due to strong cyclone formation in the Arabian Sea. Due to which the progress of monsoon may be interrupted in the deep interior of India. Earlier, Skymet had predicted that the monsoon season in Kerala may start from June 7. However, there may be more or less three days before the onset of monsoon. Due to the cyclone disaster, the wind speed may reach 135 to 145 km per hour by June 10. During this time, gusty wind speed can be up to 170 km per hour.
The India Meteorological Department has said that the sea conditions will be adverse along the Konkan-Goa-Maharashtra coast from June 8 to 10. The country's government agency has warned fishermen not to venture into the Arabian Sea for the next few days. Besides, those who are already in the sea, have been asked to return to the coast.