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Cyclone Nisarga Live Updates: Mumbai, Thane, Palghar on high alert; trains rescheduled, only 19 flights to ope – Mumbai Mirror

Jun 3, 2020, 10.15AM

The Indian Met Department (IMD) on Wednesday said that Cyclone Nisarga is approaching the north coast of Maharashtra with a speed of 11 kilometers per hour.The IMD said that it is very likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 6 hours.”High winds, very rough sea, please keep watch,” said IMD’s KS Hosalikar.Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Palghar, and the coastal areas have already been issued heavy rains warning.The Railways have rescheduled several trains which were supposed to arrive or depart from Mumbai.Out of 50, only 19 flights, including 11 departures and eight arrivals, will be operated from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA).

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