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16 May 2021

Cyclone Tauktae in India

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Type of Event:Flood
Location of Event:India
Date of Charter Activation:2021-05-16
Time of Charter Activation:14:54
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+05:30
Charter Requestor:ISRO
Activation ID:709
Project Management:NRSC

India's western state of Gujarat is braced for cyclone Tauktae, reported to be the strongest storm to hit the region since 1998. it is expected to make landfall on Monday night  17/05/2021 with wind speeds of up to 160km/h (99mph).

At least six were killed and thousands evacuated in the last two days amid heavy rains accompanying the storm. The meteorological department said the storm has now intensified into an "extremely severe cyclonic storm

Officials have advised people to stay indoors - they anticipate flooded roads, damaged power lines and uprooted trees because of heavy rains and heavy winds.

Teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in both Gujarat and its neighbouring state Maharashtra.

 

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Wind Induced Damage due to Cyclone Tauktae in Part of Amreli District of Gujarat

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: Pleiades: 20/05/2021

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2021), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map Produced by NRSC / ISRO

Wind Induced Damage due to Cyclone Tauktae in Jaragli village, Una taluk, Junagadh District of Gujarat

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: Pleiades: 20/05/2021

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2021), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by NRSC / ISRO

Wind Induced Damage due to Cyclone Tauktae in Gundala village, Una taluk, Junagadh District of Gujarat

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: Pleiades: 20/05/2021

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2021), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map Produced by NRSC / ISRO

Heavy Rain Inundated Areas in Part of Junagadh District of Gujarat State

Source: RCM-1
Acquired: RCM-1: 18/05/2021

Copyright: RADARSAT Constellation Mission Imagery © Government of Canada (2021) - RADARSAT is an official mark of the Canadian Space Agency
Map produced by NRSC / ISRO

Heavy Rain Inundated areas in Part of Gujarat State

Source: RCM-1
Acquired: RCM-1: 18/05/2021

Copyright: RADARSAT Constellation Mission Imagery © Government of Canada (2021) - RADARSAT is an official mark of the Canadian Space Agency
Map produced by NRSC / ISRO

Heavy Rain Inundated Areas in part of Gujarat State

Source: RCM-1 / RCM-1
Acquired: RCM-1: 17/05/2021

Copyright: RADARSAT Constellation Mission Imagery © Government of Canada (2021) - RADARSAT is an official mark of the Canadian Space Agency
Map Produced by NRSC / ISRO

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