Cyclone Warning for Gujarat Coast: Orange Message

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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ over East-central Arabian: Cyclone Warning for Gujarat Coast: Orange Message

 The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ (pronounced as VAA’YU) over Eastcentral Arabian Sea moved nearly northwards with a speed of about 13 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of 12th June, 2019 near latitude 17.8°N and longitude 70.5°E over Eastcentral Arabian Sea, about 470 km west-northwest of Goa, 280 km south-southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 340 km nearly south of Veraval (Gujarat).

It is very likely to move nearly northwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval & Diu region as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 145-155 kmph gusting to 170 kmph around morning of 13th June 2019.

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