Cyclone Vayu weakens, crosses Kutch coast in Gujarat

Cyclone Vayu as weakened and crossed Gujarats Kutch district on Tuesday morning, causing rainfall at some places in the state, a MeT official said. Rains are likely to continue till Wednesday in Kutch, Saurashtra and north Gujarat regions because of its impact, she said. Cyclone Vayu converted into a low pressure area when it crossed over Kutch in the morning. This will cause rainfall in the region, said Manorama Mohanty, scientist at the India Meteorological Departments (IMD) Ahmedabad centre. Warning for ports has been lowered, but the advisory for fishermen will continue till Wednesday morning. The low pressure system is going to further weaken, she said. Also read: Weather will remain rough over northeast Arabian Sea and along and off the Gujarat coast, it said. Several parts of Saurashtra, Kutch and north Gujarat regions received rainfall in the last 24 hours, the states emergency response centre said in a relase. In the last 24 hours, Talala and Veraval talukas in Gir-Somnath district received 33 mm and 25 mm rainfall, respectively, while Borsad taluka in Anand district got 29 mm rain, as per official data. Some parts of Dahod, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Jamnagar, and Sabarkantha districts also recieved showers during this period. Ahmedabad is also expected to receive moderate to light rainfall till Thursday, the IMD said. The cyclone was earlier predicted to make landfall in Gujarat on June 13. However, it later began to move away from the state, sparing the coastline of any possible damage. The IMD last Friday said the cyclone was likely to recurve and return to the coast in Kutch district as a weakened system.


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