Sea surge on coast as Kyarr is now cat 4 cyclone

By Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 29 October 2019:  Cyclone Kyarr – which has become a category 4 type cyclone – will gradually decrease to a cat. 3 and cat. 2 type cyclones, with estimated wind speeds between 170 and 200 km/hr over the next 48 hours, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).

Currently, the cyclone has estimated wind speeds of 230 to 240 km/hr accompanied by convective rainy clouds, the Centre said in a statement.

Rough seas over the UAE’s eastern coast are expected ‪from Tuesday to Thursday‬, and a water surge is also expected over some eastern coastlines during the period of high tide, the NCM concluded, said Wam.


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