Please be praying for India today as hundreds of thousands are displaced as a result of Cyclone Tauktae.
Join us in asking God to reveal himself in the midst of human need.
Here’s what the BBC is saying…
A cyclone, classified as “extremely severe”, has made landfall in India’s western state of Gujarat with wind speeds of up to 160km/h (100mph).
Cyclone Tauktae travelled along India’s western coast, narrowly missing the city of Mumbai. At 12 people were killed and 150,000 evacuated.
The navy has sent three warships to try to rescue hundreds of people stranded off the coast in two barges.
The cyclone comes amid a Covid-19 wave that has overwhelmed Indian hospitals.
Late on Monday local time, India’s meteorological department announced that the “extremely severe cyclonic storm” had begun to make landfall in Gujarat. It took several hours for the eye of the cyclone to come ashore.
Winds were gusting up to 185km/h, the weather bureau added, and storm surges up to 4m (13ft) high were possible in some coastal districts.
Tauktae is the strongest cyclone to strike the region since 1998 and both Gujarat and neighbouring Maharashtra have been on high alert.
Although Covid cases are declining in both states, the devastating effects of India’s second wave are still being felt.
Thank you for your prayers!
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Kevin White is the Founder/Executive Director of Global Hope India, a Christian mission organization focused on sharing the gospel in India and among Indian Nationals world-wide. We facilitate virtual mission teams to India and short-term mission teams in-person in India. These teams empower the church in India with pastoral training, youth pastor training, children’s ministry, church planting strategy, church planting ministry, and medical missions.
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