Cyclone Vayu, after intensifying into a "very severe cyclonic storm" on Wednesday, continues to progress towards Saurashtra and Kutch regions of Gujar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Centre is “closely monitoring the situation” in Gujarat. “I have been constantly in touch with state Governments. NDRF and other agencies are working round the clock to provide all possible assistance,” PM Modi tweeted.
Operations at all ports and airports located near the Gujarat coastline have also been halted temporarily.
According to reports, Indian Navy has deployed ships, aircraft and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to alert fishermen at sea.