Cyclonic Storm Tauktae very likely to intensify during next 24 hrs: IMD

India Meteorological Department, IMD has said that the Cyclonic Storm Tauktae is very likely to intensify during next 24 hours.

It is likely to move north-north-westwards and reach Gujarat coast in the evening tomorrow and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Tuesday early morning.

Ministry of Earth Sciences said, due to the cyclone, Light to moderate rainfall will occur in Kerala, Karnataka, Konkan and Goa, Gujarat and Rajasthan.

IMD has advised fishermen not to venture into east central Arabian Sea along and off Karnataka coast till tomorrow Morning and into east central Arabian Sea and along and off Maharashtra-Goa coasts and into northeast Arabian Sea along and off Gujarat coast till Tuesday.

It said, those who are out at Sea over north Arabian Sea are advised to return to the coast.


The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies