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).
Door to Door awareness campaign by NDRF and State administration
Door to Door awareness campaign by NDRF and State administration to protect people, pets and other lives in view of… https://t.co/oQUFa0GZ8U— NDRF MAHARASHTRA (@5Ndrf) 1591093028000
‘Carry a hammer or objects that can help you break the glass’
While it’s best that you stay at home during heavy rainfall; but if, for some unavoidable reason, you need to drive… https://t.co/16ZZNIfxSq— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) 1591152968000
NDRF officer Sachidanand Gawade talks about their preparation for cyclone Nisarga
NDRF officer Sachidanand Gawade talks about their preparation for cyclone Nisarga. Gawade, second in command of 5th battalion of NDRF talks about the deployment of NDRF in Maharashtra in the wake of Nisarga cyclone. A total of 20 teams of NDRF have been deployed in coastal areas of the state.
Maharashtra: Strong winds and rain hit North Ratnagiri area
#WATCH Maharashtra: Strong winds and rain hit North Ratnagiri area. #CycloneNisarga https://t.co/AhvTeTr01P— ANI (@ANI) 1591152462000
Satellite view: Tracking Cyclone Nisarga as it heads towards Mumbai, Alibaug
With a speed of 12 kmh, Cyclone Nisarga is currently moving northeastwards towards the north Maharashtra coast. According to the IMD, the cyclone is observed to be 140 km south-southwest of Alibag, 190 km south-southwest of Mumbai and 415 km south-southwest of Surat as of 7:30 am today (Wednesday). The cyclone has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay centred at 0530 hours over eastcentral Arabian Sea about 165 km southwest of Alibag and 215 km south of Mumbai. Heavy rainfalls likely over Coastal Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat in next few hours, Dr Harsh Vardhan said.
Akshay Kumar’s appeal to Mumbaikars
The much-awaited Mumbai rains are here but this year we have an uninvited guest, #CycloneNisarga! In case it does h… https://t.co/q4TSUSzm3X— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) 1591114539000
Mumbai Police issue prohibitory orders
Section 144 (CrPC) has been promulgated in the city from 00:00 hours, June 3rd till 12:00 hours, June 4th. Refrain… https://t.co/DeUOPZ4irj— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) 1591126866000