Cyclone could hit Mumbai strongly, Meteorological Department issued alert

Jun 03 2020 11:44 AM
Cyclone could hit Mumbai strongly, Meteorological Department issued alert

In the midst of epidemic corona infection, the risk of catastrophe in India is also increasing. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone 'Nisarg' is likely to hit Alibag, about 94 km from Mumbai, from this afternoon to evening. According to the Meteorological Department, natural storm has become a severe cyclone. Wind speed has increased from 85 to 95 kilometers in the last hour to 90 to 100 kilometers per hour. Its speed can reach 110 kilometers per hour.

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According to IMD Mumbai scientist Shubhangi Bhute about this matter, there is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall in entire Raigad, Mumbai, Thane, Palghar. Between 1-3 pm today, it will hit the ground south of Alibaug. The wind speed will be 100-120 km / h.

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According to the latest forecast of the Meteorological Department, Nisarg moved towards the northern Maharashtra coast with a speed of 13 kmph during the last 6 hours. It is centered 155 km south-southwest of Alibaug and 200 km south-southwest of Mumbai. In the wake of cyclone 'Nisarg' in Daman, work is on to bring people to safe places. The NDRF team has started relief and rescue operations. According to the Meteorological Department, there are chances of rain in some areas of Madhya Pradesh in the next few hours. According to the department, there are estimates of rain in coastal Karnataka and Marathawada. Heavy rain is expected in some areas of Maharashtra including Mumbai in the next 24 hours. Maharashtra and Gujarat have activated their disaster response mechanisms. NDRF teams are deployed in both the states and people are being evacuated from the affected areas. Both the western states are already struggling with the corona epidemic, which has put their health system under severe stress.

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