After Fani, ‘Vayu’ gears up for Gujarat


A high alert has been sounded across the coastal areas in South Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu is all set to hit the state in the coming days.

Cyclone Vayu, which continues to gather strength from warm ocean waters, is expected to peak in Gujarat coast on Thursday.

As per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Vayu is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours and move northwards and will hit the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva with wind speeds of over 135 kmph over waters of the Arabian sea.

The IMD has stated that Cyclone Vayu will bring heavy showers in several cities in Gujarat including Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Rajkot, Veraval and Bhuj.

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