The following is an update on the “Very Severe” Cyclone named as “VAYU” to make a landfall in a gusting of 155-170kmph in Gujarat State on 13th June according to India Meteorological Department.
An alert has been sounded in 10 districts of Gujarat, after cyclone Vayu was reclassified as ‘Very Severe’ and its impact expected to remain strong for 24Hrs even after its landfall. As many as 52 teams of the National Disaster Management Relief Force, comprising around 45 rescuers each, have been moved to the state, while 10 columns of the Indian Army have been kept on standby. Warships and aircrafts of the Indian Navy have been kept on standby as well. So far 1.23 million people have shifted to safer locations in the coastal areas of the state.
Transport services, port operations halted in Gujarat.
Operations at all ports and airports located near the Gujarat coastline have been halted temporarily as a precautionary measure against cyclone 'Vayu'.
Following ports in Gujarat region has suspended the operations till further notice.
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