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Cyclone Tauktae is hurtling towards Gujarat coast and is likely to make landfall between Porbandar and Mahuva by the evening of May 17, according to the latest cyclone update from the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Wind speeds during landfall are predicted to be around 155-165 kilometre per hour (kmph), with strong gusts of up to 185 kmph.

This would be the first time since 1976 and second time since 1900 for a cyclone formed in May to hit Gujarat, according to IMD data.

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