The Indian Meteorological Department said extremely severe cyclonic storm (ESCS) ‘Biparjoy’ lay at 5.30 pm at about 310 kilometres south-west of Porbandar and 330 kilometres south-west of Devbhumi Dwarka. It lay 400 kilometres south south-west of Jakhau Port, 410 kilometres south south-west of Naliya. It is expected to cross near Jakhau port in Gujarat by the evening of June 15 as a very severe cyclonic storm

Cyclone Biparjoy Centre has already directed Gujarat to regulate onshore and offshore activities and mobilise evacuation from Saurashtra and Kutch.

India is on its toes as it braces for  Cyclone Biparjoy, which is expected to make landfall in Kutch on 15, June. A warning has been issued for heavy rainfall in Saurashtra-Kutch and Gujarat regions on June 15 and 1

The fishermen have been advised not to venture out into the sea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on Monday wherein he directed to the officials to ensure the safe evacuation of people from vulnerable locations to safe areas.