New Delhi: Cyclonic Storm ' Vayu ' likely to reach Gujarat on June 13 due to low air pressure situation in Arabian Sea. According to the meteorological department, the Storm could take a serious form in the next 24 hours. With cyclonic storm air likely to be high tide on June 12 and 13, all the beaches of Palghar, Thane, Mumbai, Raigarh, Ratnagiri and Sindhdurg of Konkan region can be closed for the next two days.
As per the information received from the sources, the impact of the cyclone has started to appear in Maharashtra also. There are strong winds going on in Mumbai. That has also led to many trees falling. Also, in some other coastal areas, strong winds have been going on since morning. Gujarat Chief minister Vijay Rupani has held a meeting with senior officials over the cyclone. The state government has issued a "high alert" in coastal and South Gujarat. NDRF Jawans have been deployed in coastal areas.
According to the information, the army has also been asked to be prepared. The army is also engaged in preparedness to deal with the situation. Around 3 lakh people are being evacuated to safer places. Congress president Rahul Gandhi has also appealed to the party workers of Gujarat to help. "Cyclone ' air ' is about to reach the Gujarat coast," he tweeted. I appeal to all Congress workers in Gujarat to be ready to help in all the areas that come in the way. I pray for the safety and well-being of all the people in the areas affected by the cyclone.