Mumbai, which is already burdened with thousands of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and is on the path of the cyclone, saw heavy showers and is likely to receive very heavy rainfall upwards of 164mm.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
Phethai, which had weakened from a severe cyclonic storm into a cyclonic storm, made landfall near Katrenikona around 12.25 pm with a wind speed of 80 kmph, according to the Real-Time Governance Centre at the state secretariat in Vijayawada.
Cyclone Titli with gusts of up to 165 kmph, made landfall in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh early on Thursday morning, the India Meteorological Department said.The storm wreaked havoc on infrastructure, blocking roads and hampering emergency work. Officials in Odisha evacuated more than 3,00,000 people, suspended operations at Paradip port and cancelled many trains and flights on Wednesday.Here are the highlights: