03 June 2010 08:23 [Source: ICIS news]
MUMBAI (ICIS news)--Petrochemical operations in India’s Gujarat state will continue as normal despite warnings from the meteorological department of strong winds and storms due to the impending Cyclone Phet, industry sources said on Thursday.
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“So far, we are continuing normal operations at
A source from Tata Chemicals said: “We have an emergency plan in place, which will be put into action if needed. As of now, we don’t think the cyclone will have much of an impact on our operations in
Cyclone Phet had intensified into a very severe tropical cyclone, and was expected to have wind speeds of 64–119 knots (118.53–220.39km/h) near its centre,
The storm was expected to hit land areas between
“Under the influence of this system, fairly wide spread rainfall with scattered-heavy to very-heavy falls accompanied by strong gusty winds are likely in the Sindh and Balochistan coastal areas during the next three to four days,” said the
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