Cyclone Vayu changes course, won't make landfall in Gujarat, says IMD

3 lakh people evacuated, rescue teams on standby as Gujarat on alert for Cyclone Vayu

After touching Gujarat coast, the cyclone is likely to move parallel to Saurashtra and Kutch, bringing rain to Amreli, Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagarh, Porbandar, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Dwarka and Kutch.
Cyclone Vayu may not make landfall. But its effect will be there,' says expert
In the wake of cyclone Vayu, AAI announced that flight operations will remain suspended at five airports in Gujarat
     

"It (cyclone Vayu) may not make landfall. It will only skirt the coast. It has made a small deviation. But, its effect will be there with strong winds and heavy rain," Secretary at the Ministry of Earth Sciences M Rajeevan told PTI. In the wake of severe cyclonic storm cyclone Vayu, Gujarat government has shifted around three lakh people from low-lying areas of Saurashtra and Kutch regions, officials said Wednesday.
IMD Additional Director General Devendra Pradhan said the cyclone will remain in the sea and move parallel to the Gujarat coast. "It has taken a slight westward movement. It will go parallel to the Gujarat coast," Pradhan said.
Cyclone Vayu changes course, won't make landfall in Gujarat, says IMD Cyclone Vayu changes course, won't make landfall in Gujarat, says IMD Reviewed by newallnow on June 12, 2019 Rating: 5

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