Cyclone Vayu weakens in depression, to make landfall near Kutch coast tonight

June 17, 2019 2:27 PM |

Cyclone Vayu in Gujaratt

The Cyclonic Storm Vayu over northeast and adjoining northwest and central Arabian Sea continues to lose strength. After weakening into deep depression last night, Vayu is now presently seen as a depression over Northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining areas. It is now centered at Latitude 21.9°N and Longitude 66.8°E, about 240 km west-southwest of Naliya, 220 km west-southwest of Dwarka and 320 km west-southwest of Bhuj.

Moving in east-northeast direction, the system is moving at a fast pace with a speed of 17 kmph towards the North Gujarat coast. The system is very likely to weaken into a well-marked low-pressure area by late evening.

According to Skymet Weather, the system is very likely to track northeastwards and make landfall over Kutch region of Gujarat coast by midnight of June 17. After making the landfall, Vayu would further towards South Rajasthan.

As the system makes landfall, moderate rain and thundershowers are likely at many places with heavy rains at one or two places of the Saurashtra and Kutch region on June 17 and 18. Gujarat region would also see rainfall at many places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places on June 18. Places such as Naliya, Bhuj, Jamnagar, Okha, Dwarka and Porbandar would see good rains.

High velocity winds to the tune of 50 kmph could be witness along the coastal areas. Several parts of South Rajasthan would also start witnessing rains on June 17. On Tuesday, as the system moves closer, South Rajasthan could also see heavy to very heavy falls at few places.

Image Credit: Wikipedia

Please Note: Any information picked from here must be attributed to

For accurate weather forecast and updates, download Skymet Weather (Android App | iOS App) App.

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
#Hindi: 23 नवंबर का मौसम पूर्वानुमान: पहाड़ी राज्यों में बारिश और बर्फबारी, दिल्ली में बढ़ेगा प्रदूषण का स्तरI…
Friday, November 22 21:30Reply
#CycloneVardah, which formed in 2016 had a very long sea travel, about ten days or so.
Friday, November 22 20:20Reply
#CycloneYemyin is one of the rare ones to make landfall over both eastern part of #India and western side of…
Friday, November 22 20:10Reply
Normally, #cyclones follow a predicted track. However, there are a few whose tracks are unusual and indifferent. So…
Friday, November 22 20:00Reply
#Hindi: अगले 24 घंटों के दौरान, उत्तर-पश्चिमी इलाकों में मौसम शुष्क रहेगा। हालांकि, 25 नवंबर से पंजाब, हरियाणा, दि…
Friday, November 22 19:26Reply
According to World Health Organization ( WHO ), the residents of #Delhi are expected to live 17 years less than the…
Friday, November 22 19:00Reply
The Northeasterly winds are blowing over the coastal stations of #TamilNadu. Due to this, south coastal parts of Ta…
Friday, November 22 18:22Reply
#DelhiPollution: your room’s air can be more polluted than the air outside. Considering the time, we spend indoors,…
Friday, November 22 17:37Reply
With variable winds blowing over #Delhi, the #pollution levels have risen and are in very poor to severe category.…
Friday, November 22 17:18Reply

latest news

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try