Today, the power supply has been interrupted in around 560 villages of Gujarat because of Cyclone Vayu and all efforts are on to restore it at the earliest, said the official.

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited has made an action plan well in advance in view of cyclone alerts, the Gujarat Government has promoted in-charge managing director of the company, Shahmeena Husain.

Ms. Husian said, “Around 561 feeder lines in Saurashtra and South Gujarat are affected due to the impact of Cyclone Vayu. We are confident that the power supply will be restored soon in the 560 affected villages.”

The GUVNL teams found it difficult to reach out several water-logged coastal area, she informs.

President of All India Fishermen Association, Veljibhai Masani has appreciated the Gujarat Government for issuing a timely alert to fishermen against sailing into sea.

Mr. Masani continued, “Around 8,000 fishermen from Saurashtra region were earlier planning to venture into the sea in about 1,200 boats, but they decided against it after the warning.”

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