'Severe' cyclonic storm Tauktae
to weaken in next three hours:
Severe cyclonic storm Tauktae that is hovering over Saurashtra
in Gujarat would move north-northeastwards and weaken
gradually into a cyclonic storm during next three hours, informed
the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday.
"Severe cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' lay centered at 08:30 hrs IST
of May 18 over Saurashtra, about 130 kilometers south-southwest
of Surendranagar and 10 kilometers east of Amreli. It would move
north-northeastwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic
storm during the next three hours," IMD tweeted.
The meteorological department informed that 'Tauktae' lay
centered at 09:30 am over Saurashtra, near latitude 21.65
degrees north and longitude 71.35 degrees east, about 205
kilometers southwest of Ahmedabad, 125 kilometers south-
southwest of Surendranagar.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a high-level review
meeting on cyclone situation and rainfall conditions in the state,
especially in the 14 coastal districts, today. Read More