Gujarat, Mumbai on alert for Cyclone Tauktae, landing tonight. See the pictures


Cyclone Tauktae: The NDRF team clears a road blocked by falling trees due to high winds.

New Delhi:

Cyclone Tauktae – an “ extremely severe cyclone storm ” – was about 160 km southwest of Mumbai, where the airport was closed between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. early Monday morning, and is “very probable “to reach the coast of Gujarat between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. About 25,000 people were evacuated from the low lying areas between Porbandar and Mahuva in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat in anticipation of landing. Overall, more than 1.5 lakh have been moved from low-lying areas of the state.

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Vehicle traffic on Mumbai’s iconic Bandra-Worli sea link has been suspended in the light of Cyclone Tauktae – which escalated into an “ extremely severe cyclonic storm ” early this morning – currently lies 160 km above sea level. southwest of the financial capital.


The Bandra-Worli maritime link was closed due to high speed winds.


Fishing boats anchored due to Cyclone Tauktae warning, Mora Jetty Uran, Navi Mumbai.


A car damaged by an uprooted tree due to high winds during the formation of Cyclone Tauktae, in Panjim.


A man feeds the dogs during the formation of Cyclone Tauktae, on a beach in Kozhikode.