Mumbai, Nov. 1 -- The simultaneous formation of two cyclones in the Arabian Sea is a never-before-seen weather event, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) . The weather bureau was referring to Cyclone Kyarr, which recently brushed past the west coast and recurved towards Oman, and cyclone Maha, which developed over the past 24 hours. Under the influence of cyclone Maha, the Konkan coast, including Mumbai, is likely to get isolated very light to light showers between Friday and Saturday, the weather bureau said.

Super cyclone Kyarr and cyclone Maha developed over the past 10 days in quick succession (one followed by the other with cyclone Maha attaining cyclone status on Thursday). While cyclone Kyarr developed around October 24-2...