Cyclone VAYU: Turns into ‘severe’; likely to hit Guj coast with 175 kmph speed tmrw morning

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Gandhinagar, Jun 12 (UNI) The cyclone VAYU has now become very severe and has technically turned into a ‘Very Severe Cyclonic storm’ which is heading towards Gujarat coast and currently lying at a distance of 340 km south of Veraval coast, IMD center Director Jayanta Sarkar said on Wednesday.

It would make a landfall tomorrow morning at a much stronger speed than anticipated earlier, Sarkar said it would hit the Gujarat coast somewhere between Porbandar and Mahuva close to Veraval.

‘It’s likely to hit the coast with a speed of 145 to 155 km per hour gusting up to 175 kmph,’ he said.

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