Cyclone VAYU Moving Away From Gujarat Coast, To Recurve As Depression By June 17

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Bhubaneswar: The very severe cyclonic storm VAYU is moving nearly westwards and is currently moving away from the coast, informed the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday.

However, the system is very likely to move nearly westwards during next 24 to 36 hours with gradual weakening and recurve northeastwards thereafter and reach coastal Saurashtra and Kutch as a depression by the evening of June 17, 2019.

At 03:30 PM of India Standard Time (IST) today, the cyclonic storm lay centered over Northeast and adjoining Eastcentral Arabian Sea about 445 km west of Diu and 335 km West-Southwest of Porbandar (Gujarat).