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Cyclone Biparjoy damages power lines, uproots trees as it makes India landfall

A man rides a motorcycle through a waterlogged street in Mandvi before the arrival of cyclone Biparjoy in the western state of Gujarat, India, on 15th June, 2023.

Mandvi, India/Karachi, Pakistan Reuters Strong winds, heavy rain and high tides lashed India’s Gujarat coast late on Thursday as cyclone Biparjoy made landfall after authorities there and in neighbouring Pakistan had evacuated more than 180,000 people to safety. Deserted coastal towns were battered in the dark in parts of Gujarat as power went out after […]

Seven die as cyclone barrels towards western India, Pakistan

People evacuated from Kandla port sit outside a school converted into a shelter, before the arrival of cyclone Biparjoy, in Gandhidham, in the western state of Gujarat, India, on 13th June, 2023.

Ahmedabad/Mumbai, India Reuters Four boys drowned in rough seas off the western Indian financial hub of Mumbai on Tuesday as India and Pakistan began evacuating people from coastal areas, two days before a cyclone is expected to make landfall. Classified as a very severe cyclonic storm, Biparjoy is expected to land around Thursday evening between […]