The cyclone which was still away from Kutch in Gujarat was getting weak and wind speed was around 67 km per hour, Chief MeT Official B N Vishnoi said here.
    
"As per today's speed, its arrival would be delayed from October 30-31 to November one as it is located at Kutch- Naliya, and it would likely to strike Rajasthan's border districts of Barmer, Jalore and Jodhpur after November one", Vishnoi said.
    
"There would likely to be a mild affect of Nilofar in Rajasthan, and there would be wind speed of 20 to 30 km accompanied with showers after November one", he said.
    
"Nilofar could cause damage to crops like Bajra, Gawar, Moong cereal, and Soya bean which were harvested and lying in the open field, and for this there should be a warning for farmers to take it to a warehouse storage at the earliest", he added.
    
Mild cold winds would be tolerable to public, but risky for farmers whose crop produce was lying in the fields or open place, he said.
    
Meanwhile, the BSF also sounded alert along the border line of Jaisalmer-Srigangangar-Barmer-Bikaner in view of Nilofar cyclone, DIG BSF-Rajasthan Frontier Ravi Gandhi said over telephone.
    
"In view of cyclone affect, BSF has cautioned its troops to be more vigilance as any kind of dust storm could raise poor visibility across from the border. Hence to keep constant vigilance, jawans would be given sun glasses to protect themselves from dust storm or strong winds during Nilofar's entry, if any," Gandhi said.
    
BSF jawans would also be made available to meet any exigency in public domain in case the cyclone gets aggressive, he said.
    
District administrations of border areas have also alerted their disaster management teams to be alert with all gadgets to meet any challenge, an official said.

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