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New Delhi: Indian Coast Guard ships, aircraft and distant bases have taken away fishermen and coastal boats in the wake of Hurricane Yas returning to the coast or taking refuge in a nearby port. The storm is expected to intensify in the next 722 hours, according to an official statement released here on Thursday. READ ALSO: Cyclone Yas: The next cyclone to hit this state of India
“According to the forecast of the Indian Meteorological Department, a low pressure area is likely to form in the North Andaman Sea and East East Bay of Bengal around 22 May (Saturday),” the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement. A few days after the storm at Tau in this sea, there is a possibility of ‘Yas’ storm in the Bay of Bengal. Read more: Hurricane Yas: Hurricane Yas threatens to hit East Coast after ‘storm’ in Taoka
The storm hit the coast near Una town in Gujarat’s Gir Somnath district on Monday night, killing at least 53 people in different parts of Gujarat. According to the Coast Guard, ‘Yas’ could turn into a tornado in the next 722 hours.
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