Ministry of Home Affairs
Disaster Management Division
(National Emergency Response Centre)
Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Kyarr’ (Pronounced as Kyarr) over eastcentral Arabian Sea
The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘KYARR’ over eastcentral Arabian Sea moved westwards with a speed of 12 Kmph during past 06 hrs and lay centred at 1430 hrs IST of 26 th October, 2019 nearlatitude 16.6°N and longitude 69.8°E over eastcentral Arabian Sea, about 380 km west-southwest of Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), 425 km southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 1670 km east-southeast of Salalah (Oman). It is very likely to move west-northwestwards towards Oman coast during next 5 days. It is very likely to intensify further into an extremely severe cyclonic storm during next 12 hours.