Nisarga cyclone: ​​Mumbai survived cyclone Nisarga nuisance; Little Impact in Gujarat: Key Points | India news

Nisarga cyclone: ​​Mumbai survived cyclone Nisarga nuisance; Little Impact in Gujarat: Key Points | India news

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Mumbai / Ahmedabad: Cyclonic storm ‘Nisarga’ swept across Alibag in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Wednesday afternoon at a speed of 120 kmph. Cyclone Uprooted trees and electric poles but spared Mumbai of mass destruction. While many coastal areas of Maharashtra are on alert, Gujarat Brought a sigh of relief as the cyclone had little impact in the state.
The major events of the day are as follows:
Trees near Alibagh, pole uprooted
The cyclone hit the coast of Maharashtra at Alibaug near Mumbai at 12:30 pm, increasing the speed of the cyclone to 120 kmph. A senior IMD official said, the process was completed by 2.30 pm.
People from Mumbaikar and surrounding areas wreaked havoc for the cyclone, but breathed a sigh of relief as Nisarga damage was limited to trees and electric poles in the affected areas.
Mumbai experienced rains with strong winds throughout the afternoon, causing the compound walls to collapse in some areas.
Police said a 58-year-old man died after being struck by a power transformer while he was on his way home to escape the cyclone in Umet village in Raigad district.
An official said two people were killed and three injured in two separate cyclone-related incidents in Pune district.

Live Update: Cyclone Nisarga
Cyclone weakens, moves northeast
The IMD Bulletin stated that the cyclone became less intense by 4 pm with wind speeds of 90–100 kmph and is likely to weaken further into deep depression by late night.
An IMD official said that after the landslide in Raigad, ‘Nisarga’ is now moving towards the northeast and is likely to affect Nashik, Dhule and Nandurbar districts.

‘Mumbai’s threat reduced’
Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat said on Wednesday evening that the cyclone storm has reduced the danger in Mumbai, but the next few hours will be very important.
Thorat said that officials from Pune, Nashik and Ahmednagar are on alert given the trajectory of the cyclone.
Thorat tweeted, “Although the threat to Mumbai has reduced due to the cyclone, the next few hours will be quite significant. The cyclone can have an impact of up to 200 km on its own.”

Municipal workers use bulldozers to remove trees from a road in Mumbai. (PTI)
Gujarat breathed a sigh of relief
Cyclone Nisarga Officials said there was no major damage on the southern coast of Maharashtra on the southern coast of Maharashtra on Wednesday afternoon and evening.
The Gujarat government evacuated more than 63,700 people from the coastal areas of eight districts and 18 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and six teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) were deployed for rescue operations.
Fortunately, the cyclone caused no major incidents and casualties, said state relief commissioner Harshad Patel.
So far no untoward incident or human injury has occurred due to the cyclone. While the wind speed was normal in the South Gujarat region, both Valsad and Navsari received only 2 mm and 7 mm of rain since morning. The situation is under control. ” he said.
Flight operations resumed at Mumbai airport
Flight operations resumed at 6 pm at the Mumbai airport suspended at 2.30 pm.
Private airport operator, MIAL had earlier announced that all operations at CSMIA would be suspended between 2.30 pm and 7 pm as a precaution in view of Cyclone Nisarga.
(With inputs from agencies)


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