Cyclone Vayu will not make a landfall in Gujarat (Photo: IANS)

Cyclone Vayu begins skirting Gujarat coast, brings heavy rainfall: IMD

Ahmedabad: Moving north-westwards, Cyclone Vayu on Thursday afternoon started skirting the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat while heavy rains which lashed the coastal areas were likely to continue till the evening, the Indian Meteorological Department said. As was feared, the ‘severe cyclonic storm’ did not make landfall in Gujarat but was passing over the Saurashtra region, […]

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Cyclone Vayu more severe, 2.15 lakh shifted

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: Triggered by a warmer Arabian Sea and acquiring moisture from the southwest monsoon, cyclone Vayu on Wednesday got more intense with forecasts revising its wind speed up to 155 km-165 km per hour and gusting at 180 km when it touches the Gujarat coast on Thursday afternoon. More than 2.15 lakh people were evacuated […]