Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ over East central Arabian Sea moved further northwards with a speed of about 09 kmph in last six hours, slightly intensified further and lay centred at 1130 hrs IST of today, the 11th June, 2019 near latitude 15.2°N and longitude 70.6°E over East central Arabian Sea, about 340 km west-southwest of Goa, 490 km south-southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 630 km nearly south of Veraval (Gujarat). It is very likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 12 hours.
It is very likely to move nearly northwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval & Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of 13th June 2019.
Forecast track and intensity are given in the following table:
|Date/Time(IST)||Position (Lat. 0N/ long. 0E)||Maximum sustained surface wind speed (Kmph)||Category of cyclonic disturbance|
|11.06.19/1730||16.1/70.6||90-100 gusting to 115||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|11.06.19/2330||16.7/70.6||95-105 gusting to 120||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|12.06.19/0530||17.5/70.5||100-110 gusting to 125||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|12.06.19/1130||18.4/70.5||105-115 gusting to 130||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|12.06.19/2330||19.9/70.4||110-120 gusting to 135||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|13.06.19/1130||21.3/70.2||110-120 gusting to 135||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|13.06.19/2330||22.0/69.9||80-90 gusting to 100||Cyclonic Storm|
|14.06.19/1130||22.5/69.7||50-60 gusting to 70||Deep Depression|
|14.06.19/2330||23.1/69.3||30-40 gusting to 50||Depression|