Today (Saturday), the Indian authorities declared a state of alert in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, western Goa and other coastal areas, after meteorologists warned of an increase in the strength of a cyclone over the Arabian Sea during the next 24 hours.
The authorities asked the fishing areas to stop their operations for the next five days in the eastern and central Arabian Sea and in the regions of Saurastra and Kuch, before the arrival of Hurricane "Pibargui"; According to "Reuters".
The Indian Meteorological Department, which classified Pebarjoy as a "very severe storm", said the cyclone was about 620 km west-southwest of the financial capital, Mumbai.
In a statement, it is likely that its strength will increase further and move towards the north and northeast gradually during the next twenty-four hours.
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