Cyclone Nisarga Live Updates
Mumbai : Indian Meterological Department issued red alert for cyclone Nisarga , which is approaching towards the coastal regions of Daman, Maharashtra and Gujarat. It will cross Harihareswar and Daman coast on the afternoon of June 3. Nisarga will largely impact Mumbai , Thane, Palghar, Ratnagidi , Raigad, Sindhudurg districts and neighbouring areas in Konkan.
Indigo Airlines already caccelled 17 flights to and from Mumbai, to only operate three flights from Mumbai tomorrow.
— ANI (@ANI) June 2, 2020
Also, due to expected damage in Palghar, the authorities have ordered the people to vacate their villages by 5 p.m. The severe cyclonic storm is expected to hit these regions on Wednesday.
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The Palghar district authorities will beharbouring the villagers at St. Mary School in Dahanu. They have also asked the villagers to carry essntial items including food and water.
— NDMA India (@ndmaindia) June 2, 2020
According to IMD, the Cyclonic Storm Nisarga over Eastcentral Arabian Sea moved north-northeastwards with speed of 11 kmph during past 6 hours, and lay centred at 2030 hours IST of today, the June 2, 2020, over Eastcentral Arabian sea near latitude 16.6° N and longitude 71.4°E , about 290 km west-northwest of Panjim (Goa) , 310 km South-southwest of Mumbai (Maharastra) , 270 km South-southwest of Alibagh (Maharashtra) and 530 km South-southwest of Surat (Gujarat)
— All India Radio News (@airnewsalerts) June 2, 2020
It is likely to intesify into a severe Cyclonic Storm during next 12 hours. It is very likely to move north-northeastwards and cross north Maharashtra and adjoining South Gujarat coast between Harihareswar and Daman , close to Alibag (Raigad district of Maharashtra) during the afternoon of June 3 as a severe cyclonic storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph.
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