Cyclonic storm 'Vayu' has turned into a severe cyclonic storm, authorities to put Gujarat on high alert.
The State authorities, ordered the closure of schools for 3 days in coastal districts and deploying teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and asking fishermen to return to the coast from high seas.
The cyclone is set to make landfall near Veraval in Gir Somnath district on June 13.
Cyclone Vayu is moving northerly at a speed of 18 Kmph, the Coast Guard has said, citing the IMD and ISRO model of tracking.
Inspector General Rakesh Pal of the Coast Guard Region (NW) said that the cyclone was around 300 km south of Veraval.