A cyclonic storm- Vayu, is fast moving towards the north and is expected to hit the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva with wind speed up to 120 kmph and is expected on June 13.45 fisherman have gone missing.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has said Cyclone Vayu is very likely to move northward and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a severe cyclonic storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of June 13.
Cyclone Vayu is expected to have an impact on the Gujarat coast after two days on Thursday.
The Intense point is located off the Lakshadweep coast near Aminidivi and is expected to get intense within the next 24 hours.
Anticipating the impact of Cyclone Vayu, schools and colleges in Rajkot have declared a holiday on June 13, the day the cyclone will hit Gujarat.
With the warning of a heavy rainfall in parts of Gujarat, the state government has already deployed 10 teams of NDRF personnel in areas like Saurashtra and Kutch from 11th june morning.
The government will also put the Army, the Navy and the Coast Guard on alert. The Gujarat government is on high alert.
The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rains and high winds at a speed of over 110 km on June 13 and 14 in coastal areas of Saurashtra and Kutch. Situations seems to get intense and goverment is trying best to aware and evacuate people as much as they can.