On Sunday morning, the cyclone remained centred about 470 km west-southwest of Porbandar, 440 km southwest of Dwarka and 545 km southwest of Bhuj
Cyclone Vayu is more likely to steadily weaken right into a cyclonic storm through the subsequent 24 hours earlier than it recurves and crosses the Gujarat coast by Monday midnight as a melancholy, the meteorological division stated.
On Sunday morning, the cyclone remained centred about 470 km west-southwest of Porbandar, 440 km southwest of Dwarka and 545 km southwest of Bhuj, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated in a bulletin.
The extreme cyclonic storm over northeast and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea moved practically westwards with a velocity of about 12 kmph within the final six hours, it stated.
“It lay centered at 8.30 am on June 16 close to latitude 20.8N and longitude 65.2E over northeast and adjoining northwest and central Arabian Sea. The system may be very more likely to weaken steadily right into a cyclonic storm through the subsequent 24 hours,” it stated.
“It is rather more likely to transfer west-northwestwards through the subsequent six hours, steadily recurve thereafter northeastwards and cross north Gujarat coast by June 17 midnight as a melancholy,” the IMD stated.
North Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch areas are more likely to obtain widespread rainfall on Monday, whereas the remaining components of the state are more likely to get scattered showers, it stated.
On Tuesday, all the state will obtain pretty widespread rainfall, it stated.
The IMD additionally forecast heavy rains at remoted locations in Saurashtra-Kutch areas on Monday, and heavy to very heavy rains in north Gujarat and the districts in Saurashtra-Kutch on Tuesday.
In the meantime, rainfall in Ahmedabad and remainder of the state introduced respite from the scorching warmth. The utmost temperature in Ahmedabad is anticipated to hover round 37 diploma Celsius, the IMD stated.