A satellite image shows Cyclone Vayu approaching the west coast of India on Wednesday. (NASA Worldview Handout/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) (Nasa Worldview/Handout/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) Just two months after suffering a major blow from Cyclone Fani, India is in line for a “very severe cyclonic storm” again as Cyclone Vayu churns ominously close. India’s western state of Gujarat will be in the crosshairs of a dangerous storm, set to bring flooding rains, damaging winds and a storm surge of at least several feet as early as Thursday morning. Vayu has sustained winds of 100 mph, gusting to 125 mph, making it the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane. The system is expected to intensify before a slow weakening trend takes over beginning Thursday evening. Still, Vayu will probably remain at or above hurricane strength until the weekend. Cyclone Vayu Vayu’s expected track will take it close to the Gujarat coastline, in western India on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Gujarat borders Pakistan to the north, with a population of more than 60 million people. Coastal cities like Porbandar and […]