(Sandhya Jha, Intern Journalist): Cyclone Nisarga, which rises in the Arabian Sea, may hit the coast between Harihareshwar and Daman in Maharashtra after about an hour. During this time, wind speeds in Mumbai, Raigad, Thane districts can range from 100 to 120 km / h. It is currently 150 km from Mumbai and 95 km from Alibag in Raigad district. It is moving towards the coast of Maharashtra at a speed of 13 km / h. The entire process of hitting the coast of the storm will last about 3 hours. Right now, high-tide (tide) is coming on the coast of Goa. Earlier it was also expected to hit Gujarat.
- Traffic on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link of Mumbai was halted due to the nature storm
- A ship got stuck in the storm and reached Bhatimiriya beach in Ratnagiri.
- The sea looked very turbulent before a cyclonic storm hit Mumbai’s Sassoon Dock Complex. Since it is a fishermen’s area. Hence, the police are constantly patrolling the bike here. Police are instructing them to go inside the shed of Sassoon Dock and not to stand near the beach.
- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has advised people not to leave home unnecessarily during heavy rains. When you get out of the car, place a hammer or any heavy tool in it, so that if the central lock of the car gets stuck in the water, then the glass can be pulled out.
- More than 21 thousand people have been evacuated from villages in Palghar district of Maharashtra to safer places. All industries and markets in the district have been closed. Fishermen have been asked not to go to sea by 4 June.
- The Western Naval Command has alerted all its teams in view of the storm. The Navy has kept 5 flood teams and 3 divers teams ready in Mumbai.