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May 18, 2021 / 11:05 PM IST

Cyclone Tauktae Highlights | PM Modi to visit Gujarat, Diu on May 19 to review damage

Tropical Cyclone Tauktae Highlights | The IMD also announced that the cyclone has weakened into a ''very severe cyclonic storm'' from the ''extremely severe cyclonic storm'."

The landfall process of the eye of extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which hit the Gujarat coast in Saurashtra region between Diu and Una, ended around midnight, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday. State officials said there are no reports of any casualty due to the tropical storm ''Tauktae'' (pronounced as Tau''Te), adding it has weakened.

The IMD also announced
that the cyclone has weakened into a ''very severe cyclonic storm'' from the ''extremely severe cyclonic storm''."The entire eye of the cyclone has now crossed the coast and lies over land. The rear sector of the eye is now entering the land," the IMD said in a tweet after midnight. Landfall is the storm moving over the land after its intensification in the ocean (heat source). A cyclone is said to make landfall when the centre of the storm (eye) moves across the coast.
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    Car drive through a waterlogged road amidst heavy rainfall from Cyclone Tauktae in Mumbai. (Image: News18)
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  • May 18, 2021 / 11:01 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Cyclone Tauktae is very likely to move north-northeastwards and weaken gradually into a depression during the next 12 hours. Remnant of the system is very likely to move further northeastwards across Rajasthan to west Uttar Pradesh during May 19 and 20: IMD

  • May 18, 2021 / 10:50 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Cyclone Tauktae over Gujarat region moved north-northeastwards with speed during past 6 hours, weakened into Deep Depression and lay centred at 8:30 pm today, over Gujarat region, about 60 km north-northeast of Ahmedabad: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

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  • May 18, 2021 / 10:47 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray on May 18 spoke to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. They discussed the impact of Cyclone Tauktae on Maharashtra and Gujarat.

  • May 18, 2021 / 10:34 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Indian Army carries out relief and rescue operations by clearing lines of communication, providing timely medical assistance in affected areas

  • May 18, 2021 / 10:15 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Light to moderate intensity rain and gusty winds with speed of 30-40 Km/h would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi & NCR (Badurgarh, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Noida) Panipat, Gannaur, Sonipat, Gohana, Bahajoi, Sahaswan, Narora, Debai, Anupshahar, Jahangirabad, Bulandshahar, Gulaoti, Shikohabad, Firozabad, Tundla, Etah, Kasganj, Jalesar, Sikandra Rao, Hathras, Iglas, Aligarh, Khair, Atrauli, Jattari, Khurja, Jajau, Agra, Mathura, Raya, Barsana, Nandgaon (Uttar Pradesh), Viratnagar, Kotputli, Khairthal, Bhiwari, Mahandipur Balaji, Mahawa, Nadbai, Nagaur, Alwar, Bharatpur, Deeg (Rajasthan) during next 2 hours: IMD

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  • May 18, 2021 / 09:56 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Search operations on for at least 78 ONGC workers

    With Cyclone Tauktae wreaking havoc on Indian shores, search and rescue operations are still on for at least 78 people present at the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) accommodation barge ‘Papaa–305’ (P-305) in the Bombay High.

    Of the 260 personnel, about 182 were saved by an Indian Navy rescue team. According to multiple sources aware of the development, the whereabouts of at least over 50 people are still unknown.

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  • May 18, 2021 / 09:35 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Cyclone Tautkae brings record May rains, mayhem in Mumbai

    The fury of Cyclone Tauktae on May 17 brought in record highest rains and caused unprecedented levels of destructions besides one death, two missing and 10 injured, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in a post-cyclone ‘autopsy report’ released on May 18. (IANS)

  • May 18, 2021 / 09:17 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | PM Modi to visit Gujarat, Diu on May 19 to review the situation, damage

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat and Diu on May 19 to personally review the situation and damage due to Cyclone Tauktae. He will leave Delhi at around 9:30 am and land at Bhavnagar from where he will proceed for an aerial survey of Una, Diu, Jafarabad, and Mahuva. The PM will also hold a review meeting in Ahmedabad.

  • May 18, 2021 / 09:14 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Cyclone likely to weaken into a deep depression within 3 hours: IMD

  • May 18, 2021 / 08:58 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Telcos working to restore telecom, internet services affected by Cyclone Tauktae

    Telecom operators are working closely with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), infrastructure providers, and local authorities to restore the disruption in telecom and internet services caused by Cyclone Tauktae in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnakata, Goa, and Daman and Diu.

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  • May 18, 2021 / 08:40 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Indian Navy, Coast Guard rescue 314 from barges in Arabian Sea

    In one of the biggest search and rescue operations in the Arabian Sea, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard rescued 314 people stranded and struggling for survival on two barges that were engulfed by Cyclone Tauktae, officials said on May 18. (IANS)

  • May 18, 2021 / 08:12 PM IST

    Cyclone Tauktae LIVE Updates | Rainfall very likely to decrease from May 20, says IMD

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