Cyclone Ockhi spares Gujarat, loses strength

Cyclonic storm Ockhi has passed over Gujarat without causing any damage to life and property.

The cyclone had caused massive damage in southern India before moving towards Mumbai.

On Monday and Tuesday, it caused a record amount of rainfall in Mumbai and nearby areas and then shifted its course towards the coastal parts of Gujarat.

The weather department had issued warnings to take precautionary steps for protection from the storm.

Around 1,600 people were shifted to safer locations, as a precautionary measure.

The storm lost its strength and moved over the coast of Gujarat.

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