Cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Alibaug, around 100 km south from Mumbai
Cyclone Nisarga — headed towards the Gujarat and Maharashtra coast — has begun landfall on the Maharashtra coast, with the entire process set to complete in three hours, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on June 3, 2020. The weather department said wind speeds of 100-110 kmph can be expected during the landfall, which will take place in Alibaug, around 100 kilometres south from Mumbai.
NISARGA LAY CENTERED AT 1430 HRS OF THE 03RD JUNE 2020 OVER COASTAL MAHARASHTRA NEAR LAT. 18.5°N AND LONG. 73.2°E CLOSE TO EAST-SOUTHEAST OF ALIBAGH, 75 KM SOUTHEAST OF MUMBAI (COLABA) AND 65 KM WEST OF PUNE.— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) June 3, 2020
CURRENT INTENSITY (NEAR CENTER) 90-100 KMPH GUSTING TO 110 KMPH. pic.twitter.com/u4xvdPp4tf
“The storm will cross Maharashtra coast between Harihareshwar and Daman, very close to Alibaug between 1 and 4 pm,” Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General of Meteorology, IMD was quoted as saying by news channel NDTV.
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