Cyclone Biparjoy has shook the coast of Mumbai as depicted in several viral videos circulating on social media. The footage showcases the immense power of the cyclone. The speed of winds, IMD predicted, could reach 45-55kmph today. The India Meteorological Department on Tuesday informed that the powerful cyclone Biparjoy weakened to a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ from an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm and is likely to become the cyclone with longest lifespan in the Arabian Sea.
As Cyclone Biparjoy made its presence felt along the Mumbai coast, viral videos have surfaced online showing how gusty the winds in city were. The videos exhibit the relentless pounding of the waves, submerging waterfronts, and causing chaos on the streets. The city’s infrastructure though largely remained unaffected with a snag or two slowing it down a little.