Cyclone VAYU Likely To Change Course Again, Hit Gujarat’s Kutch

New Delhi: Cyclone VAYU, that had skirted the Gujarat coast on Thursday (June 13) but affected Gir, Somnath, Diu, Junagarh and Porbandar, is likely to recurve and hit Kutch on June 17-18, as per the forecast made by India Meteorological Department (IMD) as well as media reports.

Reports added, it will turn into a cyclonic storm between today (Saturday, June 15) and tomorrow (Sunday, June 16)), and the change of its course is likely to hit the Kutch coast on June 17-18.

Reports also said that VAYU is likely to become a cyclonic storm by June 16 with an expected wind speed of 80-90 kmph.

Media reports also stated that the Gujarat Government has been put on high alert about the possible change of path of VAYU.

Meanwhile, Gujarat Government has already evacuated over two lakh people living along the coast as a precautionary measure, the media reports further stated.