Cyclone Nisarga to hit north coast of Maharashtra today between 1 pm to 4 pm
As cyclone Nisarga increased at the beginning of today, it is probably going to make landfall on the northern shore of Maharashtra toward the evening between 1 pm to 4 pm, said Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director-General.
“Travelling with solid breeze speed at 100-120 kmph, it is relied upon to make landfall during the afternoon, that implies between 1 pm to 4 pm particularly regions of Raigad, Thane and Mumbai,” said Mohapatra. The IMD chief forewarned individuals to stay sheltered as the cyclone is probably going to make structural damage, for example, removing trees, harm to covered houses, etc. He likewise prompted against street and rail traffic.
“In addition, heavy rainfall has already started over the Konkan area, heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in the southern Konkan districts leading to heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in these areas,” he said. The power of the typhoon is probably going to debilitate by 12 PM, and dying down totally by Thursday morning, included the IMD Director-General.
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