Cyclone Nisarga is now moving NNE-wards and 270 km SSW of Alibag. Heavy Rainfall started over district of south coastal Maharashtra. It is likely to intensify further gradually during next 12 hrs.— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) June 2, 2020
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Cyclone Nisarga Highlights: Cyclone to make landfall off Mumbai coast tomorrow, heavy rainfall expected
Cyclone 'Nisarga' will make landfall along the Maharashtra coast on Wednesday with high wind speed ranging up to 100-110 kmph and heavy rainfall in Mumbai as well as other coastal areas of the state.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the low-pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea has intensified into a depression and it will further intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 36 hours.
It said the cyclonic storm will cross north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts late in the evening on June 3, bringing in its wake heavy rains in parts of the two states and Goa.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah took stock of the preparedness for the impending cyclone at a review meeting in Delhi.
The Gujarat government has ordered the evacuation of people living in low-lying coastal areas and deployed teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in over half a dozen districts.