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Cyclone Vayu to weaken, reach Gujarat coast as depression: IMD

Cyclone Vayu was to hit the Gujarat coast on June 13 morning, but it recurved on the night of June 12 and skirted the Gir, Somnath, Porbandar. It is currently moving away from the Gujarat coast, but it will recurve again from Sunday.

Cyclone Vayu: IMD issues fresh warning to fishermen, storm 260 km off Porbandar

The IMD in a statement said that the cyclone is likely to be accompanied by strong winds speed of the order of 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph off Gujarat coast. The sea conditions are likely to remain rough till June 17. 

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Cyclone Vayu continues to bring rain to Mumbai

The IMD has recorded 17.4 mm rainfall in Mumbai suburbs and 6 mm rain in the city on Thursday and Friday, as parts of Mumbai and Thane received incessant showers for the two days.

Mumbai: 3 dead, 1 injured as trees, branches fall due to pre-monsoon showers

A 38-year-old businessman died of grievous head injuries after a branch fell on his head while he was taking shelter from the rain in Malad.

Cyclone Vayu likely to recurve and head towards Kutch: Official

The intensity of Cyclone Vayu is likely to get reduced, Rajeevan said, adding that it may hit the coast as a cyclonic storm or a deep depression.

Cyclone Vayu: Danger over Gujarat has ended, says CM Vijay Rupani

The administration received over 2000 complaints related to the power failures, while 144 villages said complete power loss.

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Cyclone Vayu: Rain comes as ‘blessing’ for Kharif crops

Though the current sowing accounts for less than one percent of the average sowing in the state, farmers believe that the rains triggered by Vayu will prompt others to start the sowing process, especially in Saurashtra and North Gujarat.

Cyclone Vayu skips Gujarat: No casualties, minimal damage, business as usual in coastal Veraval

However, thousands of evacuees from coastal areas are still in the shelter homes set up by the district administration. A total of 101 homes across Gir Somnath were readied by Wednesday in preparation for the cyclone.

As Cyclone Vayu hits, Pune-based NDRF team rescues pregnant woman off Gujarat coast

A team of NDRF personnel rescued a pregnant woman, Hansaben, from Shiyalbet island, located off the coast of Amreli district. The woman later delivered a boy at a hospital in the coastal town of Jafarabad, officials said.

Mumbai: Tree falls on 50-year-old, fractures legs

Amid gusty wind on Thursday, a hoarding and a tree fell in two separate incidents in Thane. While no one was injured when a hoarding fell at the state transport bus depot near the railway station, Patel suffered head injuries and fractured both his legs in the tree fall incident.

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Cyclone Vayu changes course overnight, won't make landfall in Gujarat

On Thursday, in a massive evacuation drive, around three lakh people were shifted to safer places as the cyclonic storm Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coast. It was expected to make landfall between Dwarka and Veraval this afternoon.

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