The Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’ (pronounced as VAA’YU) over Eastcentral Arabian Sea moved northwards with a speed of about 15 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today, the 11th June, 2019 near latitude 15.0°N and longitude 70.6°E over Eastcentral Arabian Sea, about 350 km west-southwest of Goa, 510 km south-southwest of Mumbai (Maharashtra) and 650 km nearly south of Veraval (Gujarat).
It is very likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 12 hours.
CS ‘VAYU’ about 350 km west-southwest of Goa at 0830 IST. To move nearly northwards & cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar & Mahuva around Veraval & Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of 13th June 2019. pic.twitter.com/LbjZI6RMwu
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) June 11, 2019
It is very likely to move nearly northwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval & Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of
13th June 2019.
Forecast track and intensity are given in the following table:
|Date/Time(IST)||Position (Lat. 0N/ long. 0E)||Maximum sustained surface wind speed (Kmph)||Category of cyclonic disturbance|
|11.06.19/0830||15.0/70.6||70-80 gusting to 90||Cyclonic Storm|
|11.06.19/1130||15.3/70.6||80-90 gusting to 100||Cyclonic Storm|
|11.06.19/1730||16.0/70.6||90-100 gusting to 115||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|11.06.19/2330||16.7/70.5||95-105 gusting to 120||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|12.06.19/0530||17.5/70.5||100-110 gusting to 125||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|12.06.19/1730||19.1/70.4||110-120 gusting to 135||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|13.06.19/0530||20.8/70.3||110-120 gusting to 135||Severe Cyclonic Storm|
|13.06.19/1730||22.0/70.0||70-80 gusting to 90||Cyclonic Storm|
|14.06.19/0530||22.9/69.7||40-50 gusting to 60||Depression|
|14.06.19/1730||23.8/69.3||30-40 gusting to 50||Depression|