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Cyclone Tauktae To Hit Gujarat Coast Tonight

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Tauktae, which has now intensified into an "extremely severe cyclonic storm", is likely to reach Gujarat coast and cross the state coast between 8 pm and 11 pm on Monday.

May 17, 2021

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed ahead of cyclone ‘Tauktae’ at the coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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Fishermen try to move a fishing boat to a safer ground on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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Fishermen try to return to the shores on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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A taxi car that was damaged after a tree fell on it during a heavy rain in Mumbai.

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Buses are stranded on a waterlogged road during heavy rain in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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A car stands damaged after a tree fell on it in Mumbai. Cyclone Tauktae, roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India's western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state.

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Fishermen try to move a fishing boat to a safer ground on the Arabian Sea coast in Mumbai.

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A woman helplessly watches her umbrella fly away in the wind during a heavy rain due to Cyclone Tauktae in Mumbai.

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Ship Samarth rescues 15 people from a fishing boat named Milad off Goa Coast.

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Fishing boats parked due to cyclone ‘Tauktae’, at a harbour near coastline of Veraval, Gir Somnath.

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An uprooted tree blocks a road after strong winds triggered by Cyclone Tauktae at Vengurla in Sindhudurg district.

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Strong sea waves near the Gateway of India as cyclone Tauktae approaches the coast of Mumbai.

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Waterlogging at Bhendi Bazar due to heavy rain and strong winds triggered by cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Dark clouds cover the sky during cyclone Tauktae at Vellayil Harbor in Kozhikode.

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Heavy rains and gusts due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Several trees collapsed on nearby buildings due to cyclone Tauktae at Candolim in North Goa.

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Satellite image shows the powerful Cyclone Tauktae between 2:30 pm and 2:56 pm as it approaches the Indian coast.

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Trees fallen on parked cars due to strong winds triggered by cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Fishermen pull their boat ashore to a safe place during formation of cyclone Tauktae, at Bandra in Mumbai.

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NDRF personnel carry out restoration works after tree fell on a road due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Goa.

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NDRF personnel carry out restoration works after tree fell on a road due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Goa.

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Indian Navy helo presses into action to support rescue ops of Indian flagged Tug Coromondel Supporter XI adrift North West of New Mangalore, Karnataka.

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BKC jumbo vaccine centre damaged due to strong winds rising from the affect of cyclone Tauktae at Bandra in Mumbai.

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BKC jumbo vaccine centre damaged due to strong winds rising from the affect of cyclone Tauktae at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Police personnel guard near the coastline ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Tauktae, in Veraval. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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Vehicles ply at on a road at Colaba amid a heavy due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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Heavy rains and gusts at the Gateway of India, due to Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Heavy rains and gusts due to Cyclone Tauktae, at Vashi in Navi Mumbai. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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Strong sea waves near the Gateway of India due to Cyclone Tauktae approaching the coasts, in Mumbai. As per weather department the Cyclone Tauktae - which intensified into a 'extremely severe cyclonic storm' early this morning - is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is "very likely" to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour.

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Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar visits the Gateway of India in the view the formation of Cyclone Tauktae, in Mumbai.

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Four crew of Tug Coromandal Supporter IX, grounded off Mulki rocks in Karnataka, after they were airlifted in a Navy helicopter. All 9 crew have been saved by ICG and Indian Navy.

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Satellite image shows the powerful Cyclone Tauktae as it approaches the Gujarat coast.

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An IAF plane deployed to carry NDRF personnel and tonnes load to Ahmedabad as part of preparations for Cyclone Tauktae. IAF planes C-130J and 1 An-32 have been engaged to carry rescue personnel from various centres to Ahmedabad.

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

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