Cyclone Vayu is coming close to the Gujarat coastline, as the government launches a removal of the people from that area. Vacationers are guided to stay clear of the state in the upcoming days. As per information, approximately 300,000 individuals are being displaced from low-lying areas, such as Saurashtra and Kutch.
The severe hurricane over the East-central Arabian Sea strengthened on late Tuesday night, and early morning it moved near the northern area at a speed of 13 km per hour. The Indian Met Department says that the hurricane will most possibly touch the Gujarat Coastline, lying between Porbandar and Mahuva. Mumbai, along with other seaside areas of Maharashtra experienced a windy morning today.
The Indian Met branch has also forecasted very heavy rainfalls in parts, such as Saurashtra ta Amreli, Bhavnagar, Gir Somnath, Junagadh, Diu, Navsari, Valsad, Daman, and Dadra Nagar Haveli.
The Indian Air Force had directed its C-17 Globemaster from New Delhi to Vijaywada, and has issued a statement saying that the South Western Air Command is organized to help, and save people. Already the IAF has placed medium lift and light utility helicopters.
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Cyclone Vayu is predictable to make landfall over the Saurashtra coast on early Thursday morning. The hurricane is likely to carry winds up to 135 km per hour. The hurricane had developed on Monday in the Arabian Sea, and the Gujarat Management has already acknowledged a two-day holiday for schools and colleges in many parts of the state.