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Last week, a severe cyclonic storm made landfall around 100 km south of Alibag, an elite resort town and a fishing village in Maharashtra’s coastal district of Raigad.
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 11:51 PM IST
The cyclone alert has been withdrawn in the coastal districts, Kishorraje Nimbalkar, secretary, relief and rehabilitation confirmed.
Updated on Jun 05, 2020 02:07 AM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times: Cyclone Nisarga alert message withdrawn, heavy rains may continue in Maharashtra and all the latest news
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Updated on Jun 04, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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Angry Mumbaikars posted photographs and videos on social media and accused the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities of their lack of preparedness to prevent waterlogging.
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 02:34 PM IST
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Officials, however, said heavy rains would continue in many parts of the state as an after-effect of the cyclone, which left four people dead and eight injured.
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Meteorological officials said they were expecting more rain, including some heavy showers, since Mumbai was witnessing a combination of the post-cyclone effect and monsoon winds over the west coast.
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 12:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | HT Correspondent
Large parts of Raigad district were devastated on Wednesday afternoon after cyclone Nisarga made landfall. Trees and electric poles were uprooted, communication lines snapped and damages caused to thatched and kutcha houses.
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Actors Akshay Kumar, Shilpa Shetty, Nimrat Kaur, Athiya Shetty among others shared dos and don’ts for Mumbaikars ahead of Cyclone Nisarga’s landfall.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 01:16 PM IST
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The cyclone is expected to make landfall around 1 pm at Alibag in Raigad district, 10 nautical miles south of Mumbai, and around 90 km by road.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 10:13 AM IST
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its 7am bulletin that it is expected to make landfall very close to Alibaug, a resort town in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, between 12pm and 3pm.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 11:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Jayashree Nandi | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
The climate crisis is here. Cities will have to prepare better for disasters
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 09:33 AM IST
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Cyclone Nisarga was officially declared as a cyclonic storm by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), after it intensified from a deep depression on Tuesday afternoon. It is currently located 450 km south-southwest of Mumbai.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 07:53 AM IST
Deep depression in Arabian Sea intensifies into cyclonic storm, IMD officially declares it Cyclone Nisarga
Scientists said that Nisarga could inundate low-lying areas especially in cities like Mumbai and cause structural damage from falling trees and power poles.
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 02:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
The storm surge is expected to be 1-2 metres above astronomical tide is very likely to inundate low lying areas of Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts and 0.5-1 metre height above the astronomical tide likely to inundate low lying areas of Ratnagiri district during the time of landfall.
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 12:53 PM IST
Owing to rising sea surface temperatures, rapid intensification of these weather systems are being observed.
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 05:52 AM IST
Nisarga, as a severe cyclonic storm, will have a wind speed of 105-115, gusting to 125 kilometres per hour at 5.30 pm on June 3, the IMD said on Monday.
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 02:07 PM IST
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Several areas in south Konkan (Raigad, Ratnagiri, and Sindhudurg) reported thundershowers on Sunday, while rain forecast has also been issued for central Maharashtra and Marathwada.
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 07:03 AM IST
As the India Meteorological Department (IMD) confirmed on Sunday that weather system in the Arabian Sea would intensify into a tropical cyclone, experts said it would be a rare event for Mumbai and Maharashtra coast in June.
Updated on May 31, 2020 09:09 PM IST
The low pressure area formed on Sunday morning around 5.30 am. All environmental conditions are favourable for intensification of the low pressure area into a cyclone but IMD will release the intensity and likely impact of Nisarga (if formed) once they have clearer pictures from the models.
Updated on May 31, 2020 04:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Jayashree Nandi | Edited by Sohini Sarkar