In view of the meteorological division’s prediction about formation of a cyclone within the Arabian sea within the subsequent few days, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday held a gathering and requested the officers of coastal districts within the state to stay alert and take crucial security measures, a Minister stated.
Officials have predicted that the doable cyclonic exercise within the east-central Arabian Sea would deliver thunderstorms within the coastal area of the state, together with Saurashtra and south Gujarat area.
However, there is no such thing as a speedy warning that the cyclone, if shaped, would hit Gujarat.
“In view of the possible cyclonic storm, which would be named as cyclone Tauktae, the Chief Minister gave necessary instructions to the officials,” Minister of State for Home, Pradeepsinh Jadeja, advised reporters in Gandhinagar.
It has been predicted that the cyclone, if shaped, would have an effect on Gujarat’s coastal belt of Saurashtra and Kutch area. Therefore, the Chief Minister has instructed the administration to take all the required steps to make sure the protection of individuals, he stated.
“State Revenue Department has also instructed all the district collectors concerned to take necessary measures as per COVID-19 protocols” he added.
The Chief Minister requested the officers of coastal districts to stay alert in view of the IMD’s prediction.
In a launch, the IMD has stated, “A low pressure area is very likely to form over south-east Arabian Sea around May 14 morning. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards across south-east Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area and intensify gradually.”
It might intensify right into a cyclonic storm over east-central Arabian Sea round May 16 and proceed to maneuver north-northwestwards, it stated.
Assistant director of Ahmedabad Met Centre, Manorama Mohanty, stated, “The possible cyclonic activity in the Arabian Sea would bring light thunderstorm and surface wind gusting up to 30 to 40 kmph at isolated places in coastal districts of Gujarat, including those in Saurashtra and south Gujarat region, for the next two-three days.”
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