Added on : 2019-06-11 15:25:53
Gujarat has been put on alert following IMD prediction of the deep depression in the Arabian Sea developing into a severe cyclonic storm and causing heavy rainfall in the coastal areas in the coming days, a senior official said Monday.
With the warning of a heavy rainfall in parts of Gujarat, the state government has decided to deploy NDRF personnel in coastal areas of Saurashtra and Kutch from Tuesday morning. The government will also put the Army, the Navy and the Coast Guard on alert.
According to IMD, cyclone Vayu may bring light showers to cities, like Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Rajkot, Veraval and Bhuj on June 12 and June 13.
Cyclonic storm is likely to intensify into a severe cyclone. Places like Jamnagar, Somnath, Porbander, Dwarka and Nailiya in Kutch" would be impacted.