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Cyclone 'Vayu' intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, IMD issues warning

The weathermen also said the speed of "Vayu" has increased to 17 km per hour in the last six hours of the evening

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Fishing boats anchored at Gopalpur beach, in Ganjam district of Odisha
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Cyclonic storm "Vayu" has intensified into severe cyclonic storm, the said Tuesday.

The weathermen also said the speed of "Vayu" has increased to 17 km per hour in the last six hours of the evening.

The has issued a warning for Saurashtra and Kutch region in which would receive a widespread rainfall and heavy to very heavy showers in isolated areas on June 13.

The department has warned fishermen against venturing into sea as the cyclonic storm is getting intensified.

"It is very likely to move nearly northwards and cross coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a severe cyclonic storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of June 13," as per regional office, (IMD).

The is located in the Arabian Sea, about 350 km west-northwest of Goa, 410 km south-southwest of (Maharashtra) and 530 km nearly south of Veraval (Gujarat), it said.

First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 20:55 IST
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