Cyclone Tauktae Live Tracker, Weather Forecast Today Live News: As India battles the second wave of the coronavirus, its town located near the Western Ghats were battered by Cyclone Tauktae. A Burmese name that means a gecko, the storm is the first one that has emerged in the ocean system situated near the Indian Subcontinent. From heavy rainfall that states such as Kerala and Karnataka have experienced in the last 48 hours, Cyclone Tauktae has intensified into an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’. The latest updates by the IMD states that the cyclone is now moving at a dangerous speed towards Gujarat. Though Mumbai was spared the ‘eye of storm’, the Maximum City today experience strong wind gust at a speed of 114 kmph. The landfall is expected somewhere after 8 pm. At the current speed and trajectory, Cyclone Tauktae will hit the coasts of Porbandar in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar.
Massive relocation operation is on in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Over 10 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Goa and Karnataka. As the NDRF and other authorities continue to monitor the situation and relief work, here are the latest updates on Cylone Tauktae: