Gujarat Cyclone Biparjoy: Here are emergency helpline numbers you may need

Gujarat Cyclone Biparjoy 2023: Threat of Cyclone Biporjoy is looming over Gujarat. There is a possibility that this cyclone will hit Saurashtra and Kutch on June 15.

Gujarat District Wise Control Room Number

District Wise Control Room Numbers Are As Follows.

  • Ahmedabad Control Room No. – 079-27560511
  • Amreli Control Room No. – 02792-230735
  • Anand Control Room No. – 02692-243222
  • Aravalli Control Room No. – 02774-250221
  • Banaskantha Control Room No. – 02742-250627
  • Bharuch Control Room No. – 02642-242300
  • Bhavnagar Control Room No. – 0278-2521554/55
  • Botad Control Room No. – 02849-271340/41
  • Chotaudepur Control Room No. – 02669-233012/21
  • Dahod Control Room No. – 02673-239123
  • Dang Control Room No. – 02631-220347
  • Devbhumi Dwarka Control Room No. – 02833-232183, 232125, 232084
  • Gandhinagar Control Room No. – 079-23256639
  • Gir Somnath Control Room No. – 02876-240063
  • Jamnagar Control Room No. – 0288-2553404
  • Junagadh Control Room No. – 0285-2633446/2633448
  • Kheda Control Room No. – 0268-2553356
  • Kutch Control Room No. – 02832-250923
  • Mahisagar Control Room No. – 02674-252300
  • Mehsana Control Room No. – 02762-222220/222299
  • Morbi Control Room No. – 02822-243300
  • Narmada Control Room No. – 02640-224001
  • Navsari Control Room No. – 02637-259401
  • Panchmahal Control Room No. – 02672-242536
  • Patan Control Room No. – 02766-224830
  • Porbandar Control Room No. – 0286-2220800/801
  • Rajkot Control Room No. – 0281-2471573
  • Sabarkantha Control Room No. – 02772-249039
  • Surendranagar Control Room No. – 02752-283400
  • Surat Control Room No. – 0261-2663200
  • Tapi Control Room No. – 02626-224460
  • Vadodara Control Room No. – 0265-2427592
  • Valsad Control Room No. – 02632-243238

The cyclone is predicted to make landfall on Thursday evening, bringing with it potentially destructive winds and heavy rainfall, as per IANS.

“The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm “Biparjoy” (pronounced as “Biporjoy”) over Northeast Arabian Sea moved slowly northwards with a speed of 3 kmph during past 6-hours and lay centered at 0830 hours IST of today, the 14th June, 2023 over the same region near latitude 21.9°N and longitude 66.3°E, about 280 km west-southwest of Jakhau Port (Gujarat), 290 km west-southwest of Devbhumi Dwarka, 300 km westsouthwest of Naliya, 350 km west-northwest of Porbandar, and 340 km south-southwest of Karachi (Pakistan),” said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its latest bulletin at 2 PM on Wednesday.

“It is very likely to move nearly northeastwards and cross Saurashtra and Kutch and adjoining Pakistan coasts between Mandvi (Gujarat) and Karachi (Pakistan) near Jakhau Port (Gujarat) by evening of 15th June as a very severe cyclonic storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 125-135 kmph gusting to 150 kmph,” the weather office added.

Cyclone Biparjoy: Govt Releases Helpline Numbers

In view of Cyclone Biparjoy, the Gujarat government has launched helpline numbers for all its 33 districts. The ruling BJP, and opposition parties – Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have also launched helpline numbers and control rooms for people in vulnerable areas.

“All 33 districts in the state have launched helpline numbers. People can also reach out for help on the toll-free number 1077,” an official release said.

District control room- 1077

State control room- 1070

The Industries Department has launched a separate helpline with a ‘State Control Room for Industries’ at GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation) headquarters to help the industries during the cyclone.

“GIDC officials will monitor the control room and the helpline on an hourly basis. In the eight coastal districts likely to be affected by the cyclone, there are 39 industrial estates having 8,223 industrial units,” an official release by GIDC stated.

Similarly, the Labour and Employment Department has launched a helpline to reach people during the possible emergency created by the cyclone.

Cyclone Biparjoy: Gujarat BJP releases helpline numbers

The ruling BJP has also launched two helpline numbers and one WhatsApp number to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclone. The landline number are – 079-232 76943 and 079-232 76944 while the Whatsapp & Mobile number is 63572 39964.

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