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Gujarat: Pregnant woman rescued by Coast Guard, parents plan to name baby 'Vayu'

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Amid gusty winds and heavy rains lashing the coast of due to cyclone Vayu on Thursday, Indian in rescued a pregnant woman on a Gemini boat from

The woman later gave birth to a baby boy in a hospital. officials said that the parents are planning to name the child 'Vayu' after the cyclone.

As the severe cyclonic storm "Vayu" raged towards in Gujarat, a team of personnel rescued a pregnant lady in need of a pre-term delivery from the island and safely handed her over to a hospital.

is a small village in the off the coast.

The disaster management force safely took her to the hospital in Jafarabad city on a boat. Cyclone Vayu that was due to make landfall between Porbandar and Veraval today, changed course to head further into the sea.

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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 20:59 IST