Mumbai: The landfall technique of Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ has begun and can proceed for 3 hours, the India Meteorological Division mentioned on Wednesday.
The correct aspect of the cyclone’s wall cloud handed by coastal Maharashtra, primarily overlaying the Riagad district.
“The centre of the cyclone is very close to the Maharashtra coast. The landfall process has started and it will be completed in three hours,” mentioned IMD.
The north-east sector of the attention of the cyclone is presently coming into the land. The extreme cyclone will cross Maharashtra coast, near Alibag within the subsequent three hours.
“The cyclone will gradually enter into Mumbai and Thane district during the next three hours,” acknowledged IMD in its 12 p.m. bulletin.
The cyclone is presently whirling with a wind velocity of 100-110 kmph, gusting to 120 kilometres per hour 40 km away from Alibagh, 95 km from Mumbai and 325 km from Surat.
The climate bureau has sounded pink alert for not less than seven coastal districts of Maharashtra, whereas a number of districts alongside Gujarat’s coast are additionally anticipating heavy rainfall.
Robust winds hit Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra underneath the affect of #NisargaCyclone. Storm surge additionally witnessed within the area
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Nisarga comes on the heels of Cyclone ‘Amphan’ which had killed near 90 folks when it hit jap coast of India in addition to Bangladesh on Might 20, flattening villages, destroying farms and leaving hundreds of thousands with out electrical energy.
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