Cyclone Tauktae intensifies; will cross the Gujarat coast on May 18
Cyclone Tauktae intensified into a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ on May 16. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said it is moving north-northwestwards and will cross the Gujarat coast in the morning of May 18. The weather department has also issued warning for fishermen near coastal areas. NDRF officials had said that they are well prepared for Cyclone Tauktae. NDRF said that 24 teams have been pre-deployed, and 29 are on standby. The cyclone comes at a time when India is battling its worst Covid wave. Watch the full video for more.