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Cyclone Vayu won't make landfall in Gujarat: IMD
Cyclone Vayu won't make landfall in Gujarat: IMD

Ahmedabad, June 13 (IANS) Cyclone Vayu will not make landfall on the Gujarat coast on Thursday as it was expected, and will pass by the Saurashtra region later in the day, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

On Thursday, in a massive evacuation drive, around three lakh people were shifted to safer places as the cyclonic storm Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coast. It was expected to make landfall between Dwarka and Veraval this afternoon. Schools and colleges will remain shut on June 12 and 13 across 10 districts as the Army, NDRF personnel, IAF helicopters and around 300 marine commandoes remain on standby to overlook rescue and relief operations.
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