15th anniversary of Gujarat Cyclone

On June 9, 1998 a Very Severe Cyclone struck  the Arabian Sea coast of the Indian state of Gujarat.  A storm surge of nearly 5 m (16 ft) accompanied winds estimated at 195 kph (120 mph).  The surge flooded many salt mines in the area, which lacked proper warning facilities at the time.  An estimated 10,000 … Continue reading 15th anniversary of Gujarat Cyclone