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Cyclone Vayu nears Gujarat coastal area; NDRF, Indian Army on standby

Cyclone Vayu, a powerful storm formed over the Arabian Sea near Lakshadweep islands, is currently moving towards the north and may hit the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva at around Veraval and Diu region with a speed of up to 140-150 kmph to 165 kmph on Thursday morning. In the wake of this severe cyclonic storm, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh warning of heavy rains, accompanied with gusty winds at a speed of over 110 kilometre per hour on Thursday and Friday, in the coastal areas of Saurashtra and Kutch.

Updated : 12 June 2019, 04:44 PM