New Delhi/Ahmedabad: Cyclone Vayu has changed its course and is unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat, but it will cause heavy rain in several coastal districts of the state, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday.
Will VAYU cyclone affect Ahmedabad?
Ahmedabad: Cyclonic storm Vayu, that is likely to hit Gujarat on June 13, continues to move in northerly direction and will intensify into severe cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its 4:30 p.m. bulletin on Tuesday.
Will cyclone VAYU hit Gujarat?
“Cyclone Vayu won’t hit Gujarat. It will pass nearby from Veraval, Porbandar and Dwarka. Its effect will be seen on the coastal regions as there will be heavy wind speed and heavy rain as well,” Manorama Mohanty of the Met Department said.
Which cities will be affected by Cyclone VAYU?
Officials said the cyclone is likely to affect Kutch, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Devbhoomi-Dwarka, Porbandar, Rajkot, Amreli, Bhavnagar and Gir-Somnath districts. Cyclone Vayu over eastcentral Arabian Sea intensified into very severe cyclonic storm about 420 km west-northwest of Goa, in an early morning update.
Is VAYU cyclone coming?
Despite initially being forecast to make landfall in the state of Gujarat, Vayu turned abruptly to the west on 13 June and moved away from the coast.
|Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)|
|Vayu at peak intensity on 13 June, just off the coast of Gujarat’s Saurashtra Peninsula|
|Formed||10 June 2019|
How clean is Ahmedabad?
AHMEDABAD: The city of Ahmedabad has been ranked the cleanest city in India — among those with populations of more than 40 lakh — for the second consecutive time, beating all metropolitan and mega-cities.
What Ahmedabad is famous for?
Famous Sites and Landmarks of Ahmedabad
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Which is the biggest cyclone in Gujarat?
1998 Gujarat cyclone
|Extremely severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)|
|Formed||June 4, 1998|
|Dissipated||June 10, 1998|
|Highest winds||3-minute sustained: 165 km/h (105 mph) 1-minute sustained: 195 km/h (120 mph)|
|Lowest pressure||958 hPa (mbar); 28.29 inHg|
Who gave name Vayu cyclone?
Cyclone Fani or Foni was also named by Bangladesh. Fani means “Hood of a Snake”. 2- On 13 June 2019, cyclone “Vayu” hit the Gujarat coast. It was named by India and was derived from Sanskrit and Hindi language meaning ‘Wind’.
Which is the recent cyclone in India?
4. Cyclone Amphan. Cyclone Amphan was a powerful tropical cyclone that led to the destruction of lives and property in the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal. Cyclone Amphan was the first pre-monsoon super cyclone of this century that emerged from the Bay of Bengal.
Will cyclone VAYU hit Vadodara?
8:45 am: ‘Cyclone Vayu won’t hit Gujarat‘
IMD scientist Manorama Mohanty explains that Cyclone Vayu would not hit Gujarat. “It will pass nearby from Veraval, Porbandar, Dwarka. Its effect will be seen in the coastal regions as there will be heavy wind speed and heavy rain as well.”
How many cyclones have hit India in 2019?
TWC India. The year 2019 was one of the most active North Indian Ocean cyclone seasons on record. There were eight cyclonic storms in and around India—the highest number of cyclones in a single year since 1976.