New Delhi: After Cycolne Faini, Cyclone Vayu, is all set to engulf the coastal parts of India. Vayu is a cyclonic storm, swiftly moving towards the north and is expected to hit the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva with wind speed up to 120 kmph on June 13.
Cyclone Vayu is expected to have an impact on the Gujarat coast after two days on Thursday. The deep depression is located off the Lakshadweep coast near Aminidivi and is expected to intensify within the next 24 hours.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has said Cyclone Vayu is very likely to move northward and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a severe cyclonic storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of June 13.
The cyclone will move over the east-central area and adjoining areas of the Arabian Sea on Tuesday evening with a wind speed of 90-100 kmph. Cyclone Vayu is likely to have a mild impact over Lakshadweep area, Kerala, Karnataka and south Maharashtra coasts.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into Southeast Arabian Sea, Lakshadweep area, along the Kerala and Karnataka coasts on Tuesday and the east-central Arabian Sea and along the Maharashtra Coast on both Tuesday and Wednesday. Also, fishermen have been advised to not venture into the Northeast Arabian Sea and along the Gujarat coast on June 12 and 13.