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Late monsoon: 33% deficit in June, highest in five years

Among the driest states in June were Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala and large parts of the North-East where the actual rainfall was 30% to 60% below normal.

Early showers: Saurashtra farmers get a headstart from Cyclone Vayu

Sowing operations in the country’s cotton-cum-groundnut bowl have taken off even without the monsoon’s formal arrival.


Gujarat: School enrolment drive Shala Praveshotsav cancelled

The initiative was launched in 2003 by then Chief Minister Narendra Modi, targeting 100% school enrollment and female literacy.

Weather Forecast, Cyclone Vayu today HIGHLIGHTS: Storm skips Gujarat, changes course to Oman

Weather Forecast, Cyclone Vayu Today in Gujarat, Mumbai HIGHLIGHTS: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said Thursday that according to an IMD bulletin, the storm, which was going to hit Gujarat, has moved towards Oman. He said the administration will continue to be on high alert for the next 24 hours.

Gujarat: Cyclone Vayu turns into low-pressure, brings moderate rainfall to state

Showers caused by Vayu don’t make up for deficiency due to delayed monsoon.

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Dust storm, lightening over some areas of Delhi-NCR

Weather forecast, Monsoon, Temperature today and Cyclone Vayu HIGHLIGHTS: "The system is very likely to weaken into a Deep Depression during the next 06 hours and into a depression during subsequent 06 hours. The system is very likely to move northeastwards and cross north Gujarat coast by midnight of 17th June 2019 as a Depression," the latest IMD bulletin stated.


'Weakened' cyclone Vayu crosses Kutch coast, brings rainfall in north Gujarat

Several parts of Saurashtra, Kutch and north Gujarat regions received rainfall in the last 24 hours, Gujarat's emergency response centre said in a release.

Cyclone Vayu to cross north Gujarat by Monday midnight as depression, coastal areas on alert

On Sunday morning, the cyclone remained centred about 470 km west-southwest of Porbandar, 440 km southwest of Dwarka and 545 km southwest of Bhuj, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a bulletin.

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 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.