Cyclone Vayu: Indian Navy on standby notice

Indian Navy is on standby notice in view of Cyclone Vayu. The cyclone intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday and is likely to hit the Gujarat coast on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Following preparatory actions have been initiated

  • State Administration, local District authorities and Indian Coast Guard authorities have been directed to caution fishermen against proceeding to sea and take all necessary precautions in view of inclement weather.
  • Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) bricks and relief material have been embarked on board nominated ships of the Command and are ready to be deployed at short notice.
  • Indian Navy ships operating at sea and aircraft/Helicopters on routine sorties have been directed to inform fishing vessels operating at sea and advise them to return to harbour. Read More

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