Articles tagged under: Cyclone

VAYU turns in to ‘boon of sorts’ for Gujarat, the water-scarce state sees over 5% of seasonal rain under its influence

June 19, 2019
VAYU turns in to ‘boon of sorts’ for Gujarat, the water-scarce state sees over 5% of seasonal rain under its influence

Gandhinagar: Cyclonic Storm VAYU, which was being seen as a 'havoc' has in fact proved to be a 'boon of sorts' for water scarce Gujarat as it has caused more than five percent of the average seasonal rain in a matter of few days in this western state even as the 'delayed' south west monsoon is yet to make a formal entry here. In the last few day (since June 12), from the days when VAYU was inching closer to Gujarat coast as a severe cyclonic storm in the Arabian see but changed cou...Read More

Cyclone Vayu weakened as low pressure area crosses Kutch coast causing rains in Kutch, Saurashtra, North Gujarat

June 18, 2019
Cyclone Vayu weakened as low pressure area crosses Kutch coast causing rains in Kutch, Saurashtra, North Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Cyclone Vayu crossed Gujarat's Kutch coast on Tuesday morning in weakened state, causing rainfall at some places in the state. "Cyclone Vayu converted into a low pressure area crossed over Kutch in the morning. This will cause rainfall in the region. Rains are likely to continue till Wednesday in Kutch, Saurashtra and north Gujarat regions because of its impact, she said," said Manorama Mohanty, scientist at the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) Ahmedabad centre. "Warnin...Read More

VAYU no more a cyclone, it will in capacity of well marked low pressure area bring rain to Kutch – Saurashtra – North Gujarat

June 17, 2019
VAYU no more a cyclone, it will in capacity of well marked low pressure area bring rain to Kutch – Saurashtra – North Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Bhuj: The cyclone VAYU which had take a recurve and moving towards Gujarat coast is weakening very quickly and will soon become only a depression (earlier it had converted in to a deep depression) and in next few hours after that further weaken in to just a well marked low pressure area before it reaches the northern coast of this western state, IMD center Director Jayant Sarkar said today. He also said that the wind speed will not be a danger but there could be spells of hea...Read More

Cyclone VAYU to take a recurve towards Gujarat tonight

June 16, 2019
Cyclone VAYU to take a recurve towards Gujarat tonight

Gandhinagar: The Severe Cyclonic Storm VAYU which was going away from Gujarat coast would take a recurve tonight and then weaken gradually and likely to cross northern coast of Gujarat as a 'Depression' by midnight of June 17 ie tomorrow, the met bulletin this evening said. According to the bulletin VAYU moved west- northwestwards with a speed of about 05 kmph in the six hours prior to 1430 hrs this afternoon and lay centred near latitude 21.0°N and longitude 65.0°E over Northe...Read More

More rain lashes coastal Gujarat, almost five inches in Sutrapada

June 15, 2019
More rain lashes coastal Gujarat, almost five inches in Sutrapada

Gandhinagar: Even as the cyclonic storm VAYU is likely to return towards Gujarat to hit its Kutch coast in a somewhat weaker form on June 17 or 18, the coastal areas of the state are continuously witnessing moderate to heavy rain fall and in last 24 hours (ending 6am this morning) 61 talukas of 13 districts, mostly coastal ones, have seen moderate to heavy rain fall. Around 20 talukas have seen one inches or more rain while 10 have seen that in excess of 2 inches. Gir Somnath distric...Read More

Cyclone VAYU to take recurve and return to hit Gujarat coast on June 17-18 but in quite weakened strength

June 14, 2019
Cyclone VAYU to take recurve and return to hit Gujarat coast on June 17-18 but in quite weakened strength

Gandhinagar: Cyclone VAYU to take recurve and return to hit Gujarat coast on June 17 or 18 The cyclonic storm VAYU which was going away from Gujarat coast is likely to take a recurve after 48 hours and return towards the state to hit the Kutch coast on June 17 or 18. According to an official release it would be return to hit Kutch coast with less intensity. ACS Revenue Pankaj Kumar said it would return as a cyclonic storm of lesser intensity or deep depression. He s...Read More

Latest about the position of cyclone VAYU and related weather forecast and removal of signal 9 from Gujarat ports

June 14, 2019
Latest about the position of cyclone VAYU and related weather forecast and removal of signal 9 from Gujarat ports

Gandhinagar: The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ (pronounced as VAA’YU) over northeast & adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea moved west-southwestwards with a speed of about 04 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 1430 hrs IST of today, near latitude 20.9°N and longitude 68.1°E over northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea, about 180 km west-southwest of Porbandar (Gujarat), 230 km west of Veraval (Gujarat) and 290 km west-northwest of Diu. According to the met...Read More

Rupani declares closure of alert for Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat

June 14, 2019
Rupani declares closure of alert for Cyclone Vayu in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani after reviewing the situation related to Vayu Cyclone today declared closure of alert for Vayu Cyclone. He said the persons evacuated shall be allowed today to return back to their homes. Rupani said cash doles of around Rs. 5.5 crore will be paid for three days to those who stayed in relief camps. Rupani said port activities are now allowed and GSRTC buses will start operating by evening today. He said schools/colleges in vulnerable dist...Read More

114 talukas witness rain under influence of cyclone VAYU, Talala tops with 6 inches, more than 1.6% of average seasonal rain in just 24 hours even as monsoon is yet to make entry

June 14, 2019
114 talukas witness rain under influence of cyclone VAYU, Talala tops with 6 inches, more than 1.6% of average seasonal rain in just 24 hours even as monsoon is yet to make entry

Gandhinagar/Rajkot; Even as cyclonic storm VAYU did not make a landfall on Gujarat coast yet under its impact a total of 114 talukas of 26 of 33 districts in the state witnessed rainfall while Gir Somnath district which remained closed to the storm that changed course towards Oman, experienced spells of very heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. According to official figures maximum 160 mm ie over six inches of rain took place in Talala of Gir-Somnath while Sutrapada in the sam...Read More

Coast Guard save fishing boats near Veraval

June 13, 2019
Coast Guard save fishing boats near Veraval

Veraval: The Indian Coast Guard today rescued fishing boats in danger at Veraval Harbour with the cyclonic winds of VAYU crossing close to Veraval. According to a statement issued by the coast guards tonight the fishing boats are hoisted on jetty as a precautionary measures during monsoon and cyclonic conditions. Due to limited space in the fishery harbour at Veraval, few boats were kept on anchor within the harbour. Due to strong cyclonic winds the boats anchor started...Read More