Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rain warning in Saurashtra and Kutch of Gujarat

Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rain warning in Saurashtra and Kutch of Gujarat



The meteorological department has forecast that the 'Tauktae' storm may hit Gujarat from May 19 to May 20, with winds of up to 35-40 kmph.



Cyclone Tauktae: Danger signals have been placed on the coast of Gujarat due to the possibility of cyclone 'Tauktae' hitting. There are two numbers signal at Kandla port, while one number signal has been installed in Saurashtra and Kutch areas. Between 16 and 18 May, heavy rains were warned in areas of Saurashtra and Kutch. Amreli Jaffarabad Vote Association said that about 700 boats are still in the sea, they are unable to contact due to wireless malfunction. Due to the low pressure in the Arabian Sea, the threat of cyclone is hovering over Gujarat. The cyclone is expected to move north, northwest. On May 17 and 18, there is a possibility of heavy rains in the cities along the coast of Saurashtra and Kutch.



On May 18, wind speed is likely to be 100 kilometers per hour in Saurashtra and Kutch and South Gujarat areas. The government has sent two teams of NDRF to Rajkot. A dozen teams have been kept on standby. The state government has alerted the cities and villages on the seashore. Also, there has been an appeal to fishermen not to go to sea. Boats already present at sea have also been recalled. Dwarka subdivision officer Nihar Bhetaria said that 5282 boats have been registered in the area of ​​Dwarka, Okha, out of which only 20 to 25 boats are in the sea. He said that in view of the danger of cyclone, arrangements are also being made to evacuate people with the Corona Guideline. Shelters were built for them in the nearby village itself. The Valsad Collector informed that shelters have been set up in about 39 villages.



Hurricane can be stormy

Gujarat is facing another threat amid an epidemic like Corona, this will be the first hurricane to hit Gujarat in the year 2021, the meteorological department has predicted that 'Tauktae' hurricane will hit Gujarat from May 19 to May 20 and 35-40. Winds with gusts of up to 1 kmph have triggered a high alert in Saurashtra-Kutch, creating low pressure in the southeastern Arabian Peninsula which is moving north-northwest by turning into a cyclonic storm in the East-Central Arabian Peninsula by May 15.



The Saurashtra-Kutch area may be affected

Hurricane 'Tauktae' is likely to hit Saurashtra-Kutch on May 19 and coastal areas have been alerted. Only after the low pressure is created will the direction of the hurricane be determined and the extent of the impact will be known. The meteorological department has forecast that the hurricane could move towards the coast of Oman and south Pakistan. Due to which the coast of Gujarat may also be affected. Heavy rains are likely in Lakshadweep, Kerala, coastal areas of Karnataka, Ghats of Tamil Nadu and parts of Maharashtra after the low pressure on May 14.

The state home minister held a security review meeting

State Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja has held a partial review meeting of security preparations, as well as alerted the system in Saurashtra, besides directing the district collector and revenue department to take immediate action. Fishermen have been instructed not to plow the sea and people living along the coast have been urged to move to safer places. Disaster management teams have been ordered to be deployed along the coasts of Kutch and Saurashtra.

Hurricanes can be stormy

The meteorological department said that on May 19-20, Gujarat is likely to experience a hurricane with winds of up to 35-40 kmph up to Ahmedabad. This is the first hurricane of the year 2021 which has been named as Tauktae by Myanmar. However, the direction in which the storm will move is not yet clear. Only after low pressure is created can it be known that it is moving in the right direction. The storm is likely to hit Kutch and Saurashtra, which has alerted all coastal areas.

Given the impact of the cyclone, if necessary, people from the affected villages along the coast will be brought here. The administration has put a number signal on the sea shore of Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Ghogha, Alang, Sartanpar, Amreli, Veraval, Junagadh, warning fishermen and common citizens. The low pressure being created in the Arabian Sea is gradually turning into depression. Instructions were issued to all employees in the administration to be present at the headquarters as well. The Boat Association had been instructed by the local administration to call the boat at sea on May 13, but the association says that about 700 boats of Amreli Zafarabad could not be contacted due to technical fault of the wireless set. The reason is that the association officials are also worried.

The atmosphere may change

The state's climate could change in the wake of the hurricane. The effect of this weather will be on Gujarat from 16 to 19 May. And Saurashtra and Kutch will be most affected by the hurricane. Heavy rains are forecast in Saurashtra on May 18 and 19. Then the effect will be seen in Dwarka, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar. Areas including Rajkot, Kutch and Mandvi will be affected. The hurricane will affect Saurashtra and Kutch. According to the meteorological department, rains are also expected in many areas from May 16.

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