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Cyclone ‘VAYU’ strikes on East central Arabian Sea: Cyclone Warning on Gujarat Coast

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
11.06.19/1130 15.2/70.6 Cyclonic Storm
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