Woman rescued by Coast Guard gave birth to a baby boy in hospital later. Photo/ANI
Woman rescued by Coast Guard gave birth to a baby boy in hospital later. Photo/ANI

Gujarat: Pregnant woman rescued by Coast Guard, parents plan to name baby 'Vayu'

ANI | Updated: Jun 13, 2019 20:59 IST

Jafarabad (Gujarat) [India], Jun 13 (ANI): Amid gusty winds and heavy rains lashing the coast of Gujarat due to cyclone Vayu on Thursday, Indian Coast Guard in Gujarat rescued a pregnant woman on a Gemini boat from Shiyalbet island.
The woman later gave birth to a baby boy in a hospital. Coast Guard officials said that the parents are planning to name the child 'Vayu' after the cyclone.
As the severe cyclonic storm "Vayu" raged towards Shiyalbet Island in Gujarat, a team of Coast Guard personnel rescued a pregnant lady in need of a pre-term delivery from the island and safely handed her over to a hospital.
Shiyalbet Island is a small village in the Arabian Sea off the Gujarat coast.
The disaster management force safely took her to the hospital in Jafarabad city on a boat.
Cyclone Vayu that was due to make landfall between Porbandar and Veraval today, changed course to head further into the sea. (ANI)

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