Vayu is bearing down on western India and will move slowly near its coastline through late this week. Rainfall flooding, storm-surge flooding and damaging winds are all likely impacts. This could be the strongest tropical cyclone to strike northwestern India’s coast since 1999. More than a quarter million people are being evacuated ahead of Vayu. Tropical Cyclone Vayu is bearing down on the coastline of northwestern India where it poses a danger of flooding rain, storm surge and damaging winds. Vayu could be the strongest tropical cyclone to strike far northwestern India’s coastline in 20 years. More than a quarter of a million people are being evacuated from several towns and villages in harm’s way along India’s western coast, according to The Associated Press. This is being done with assistance from 39 National Disaster Response teams that have been deployed to the region. Tropical Cyclone Vayu is more than 400 miles south-southeast of Karachi, Pakistan, and is being steered generally northwestward along the western periphery of a high-pressure system situated over India. Vayu’s winds […]