The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has put Gujarat on alert with likely Cyclone Vayu closing in on the Arabian Sea coast. Photograph:( IANS )
The IMD had earlier said that cyclone Vayu was moving away from the Gujarat coast.
Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the Northeast Arabian Sea and neighbourhood, about 280 km west-southwest of Naliya, 260 km west-southwest of Dwarka and 360 km west-southwest of Bhuj on Monday morning.
In a tweet, India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated, "Cyclonic storm Vayu lay centred at 0530 hrs today over Northeast Arabian Sea & neighbourhood, about 280 Km west-southwest of Naliya, 260 Km west-southwest of Dwarka & 360 Km west-southwest of Bhuj."
The IMD had earlier said that Cyclone Vayu was moving away from the Gujarat coast.
The IMD director Jayant Sarkar also assured that the Cyclone will not cause any substantial damage in the areas where it will come.