June 19, 2021
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Cyclone Tauktae: Expected to landfall at Gujarat on Monday; Heavy Rainfall to hit at Maharashtra, Kerala, other states

Above 1.5 lakh people were moved from low-lying areas along India’s western coast as the powerful Cyclone Tauktae is expected to make landfall in Gujarat by Monday evening.

As per the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) latest notification on Tauktae, it has now become a “very severe cyclonic storm” and is likely to escalate even further in the next 24 hours before making the landfall in Gujarat.

As cyclone Tauktae measures towards Gujarat, at least six people died, hundreds of houses were damaged, trees and electricity poles were uprooted and as many as 1.5 lakh people are moved from the coastal areas.

Other states like Kerala and Goa have been witnessing heavy rainfall, intense winds and high tidal waves as cyclone Tauktae nears.

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