3 JUNE 2020 12:07 PM: Cyclone Nisarg will hit the coast of Maharashtra on Wednesday. A red alert has been issued in Mumbai and Gujarat in view of the devastation. The Meteorological Department said that this could take serious form. Meanwhile, heavy rains have also started in Maharashtra since late in the evening. Chemical and nuclear plants at Palghar and Raigad have also been threatened by this storm. Precautions are being taken to protect them. Palghar has the oldest Tarapur atomic power plant in the country. At the same time, 40 thousand people were evacuated from the coastal areas of Gujarat and Maharashtra to safe places. People in Maharashtra have been prevented from going to the coastal areas.
- Shubhangi Bhutto of the Meteorological Department said that the storm has become a severe cyclone. The wind speed will be 100-120 km / h. There is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall all over Raigad, Mumbai, Thane, Palghar. It will hit south of Alibaug between 1-4 pm today.
- NDRF team in Uttan village before the natural storm of Thane, Maharashtra.
TIPS TO BE SAFE IN NISARGA CYCLONE
As per IMD this cyclonic storm could be the first tropical cyclone in 129 years to hit Maharashtra. We are used to cyclone levels of rain (200+mm) every year, but d main problem now is 100+ km/hr winds during. Stay safe Mumbaikars
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