The India Meteorological Department (IMD), on 12 June 2019, announced that Cyclone Vayu has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and is likely to hit the Gujarat coast on the morning of 13 June 2019.
Around three lakh persons were shifted to safer places as a precautionary measure in Kutch, Morbi, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Devbhoomi-Dwarka, Porbandar, Rajkot, Amreli, Bhavnagar and Gir-Somnath districts.
Fortunately, the cyclone changed its direction and a great catastrophe was avoided.
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Rajkot prepared 5300 food packets and distributed among the displaced, poor and needy people in 24 areas of Rajkot, Morbi and Gir- Somnath districts. Each food packet contained 100 gm Gathiya, 100 gm Bundi and 50 gm Sev mamara.