Indian Coast Guard ship Samarth responded to a distress call and rescued 15 crew from a fishing boat named Milad off the Goa coast late on Monday, as a very severe one with winds blowing at a speed of 185 kmph. Cyclone Taukata started to hit the coast of Gujarat. Saurashtra coast near Diu.
“Indian Coast Guard ship Samarth rescued 15 fishermen off the Goa coast and evacuated the boat Milad. Another Coast Guard ship Samrat sailed from Mumbai to take part in a crisis call with 137 personnel from Mumbai”, informed ICG . A tweet.
Indian Coast Guard ship Samarth, while responding to a critical call, rescued 15 crew from a fishing boat named Milad off the Goa coast today. All crew are safe and the boat is being brought ashore: Indian Coast Guard Coast pic.twitter.com/tQTo9erON0
– ANI (@ANI) 17 May, 2021
Two more Indian Coast Guard ships have been diverted to the sea and instructed to divert from the diamond oil fields to Bombay High for rescue operations of the stranded crew on the P-305.
Earlier on Monday, the Indian Coast Guard informed, “Indian Coast Guard ship Samarth, while responding to a distress call, rescued 15 crew from a fishing boat called Milad off Goa coast today. All the crew are safe and the boat Is being brought ashore. “
Goa Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant on Monday spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the impact and devastation of the Taukta cyclone in the state.
The Goa Chief Minister said in a tweet, “Talked to the Union Home Minister Mr. @AmitShah ji about the impact and devastation of the Taukta cyclone in the state of Goa.” He further said that the Home Minister took information of the loss and assured the state of full help.
Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting to review the preparedness and assistance being provided by the armed forces to civilian officials to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclone storm.
“Three ships (Talwar, Quiver and Tabar) are on standby with assistance and relief material for immediate assistance to the affected areas when needed. The remaining ships on the western coastline are also on standby to assist fishing boats / small boats. Are. Weather. Naval maritime reconnaissance aircraft on surveillance are constantly circulating cyclone warnings to fishermen, “the statement further stated.
“The Indian Air Force has deployed its aircraft to transport the personnel and the load of the NDRF to Ahmedabad. On 16 May, the IAF deployed two C-130J and one An-32 aircraft to transport 167 personnel and a 16.5-tonne load. NDRF from Kolkata to Ahmedabad.