New Delhi: Former Congress National President and MP from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat of Kerala, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to the people of Maharashtra and Gujarat to be vigilant in view of the cyclone storm and said that 'the whole country is standing with them in this difficult time'. Rahul Gandhi has tweeted from his official Twitter handle saying that 'Cyclone Nisarg is reaching Maharashtra and Gujarat tomorrow. In this difficult time, the whole country stands with you. Take care of yourself Stay alert, stay safe. '
After cyclonic storms in Bengal and Odisha, there is a crisis of Nisarg cyclone in the coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the low pressure area of the Arabian Sea has become active. The cyclonic storm that rises from it can knock on the coasts of North Maharashtra and South Gujarat between Harihareshwar and Daman in Raigad district of Maharashtra by June 3.
Coast Guard and NDRF alerts have been kept in Gujraj and Maharashtra. A warning has been issued to fishermen not to go near the beaches. People are being instructed not to get out of homes. The meteorological department has issued a red alert for 48 hours in both the states. Government of Maharashtra and Gujarat have deployed teams of NDRF in the coastal areas in view of Cyclone Nisarga.