Arabian Sea sees 4 cyclones in a year, first time after 1902
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8:18 AM
The Arabian Sea saw the formation of four cyclones in 2019, a phenomenon recorded after 117 years, according to meteorologists. This year, the sea that touches the Indian subcontinent, West Asia and West Africa, has seen formation of Vayu, Hikka, Kyarr and Maha cyclones. Maha fizzled on Friday and has deintensified into a low pressure area.
Cyclone Vayu May Change Course Again, Could Hit Gujarat Coast Next Week
Saturday, June 15, 2019, 8:06 PM
Cyclone Vayu, which was expected to make a landfall in Gujarat this week but changed its trajectory on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, could change direction again and move towards the state again in the next 48 hours. On Friday, a day after the cyclonic storm changed its course, Mr Rupani said that "Gujarat is now completely safe".
Power Supply Disrupted In 560 Gujarat Villages After Cyclone Vayu
Friday, June 14, 2019, 8:28 AM
Power supply has been disrupted in nearly 560 villages of Gujarat due to cyclone Vayu and all efforts are on to restore it, an official said. The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) chalked out an action plan well in advance in view of the cyclone threat, the state government-promoted company's in-charge managing director Shahmeena Husain told news agency PTI.