Cyclone Nisarga Updates: Cyclone ‘Nisarg’ may wreak havoc in Maharashtra and Gujarat; Know when and where the storm will hit
The cyclone will start in the next two days from a low pressure area over the Arabian Sea. It is named Nisarg. A day later, the cyclone will hit the coasts of Gujarat and Maharashtra at a speed of about 100 kmph passing through the western coasts. Due to this, there will be heavy rain in these areas. Union Home Minister Amit Shah took stock of the preparations in a meeting with officials of the departments.
Know when and where the Cyclone Nisarga will hit, what is the situation at this time
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday that Cyclone ‘Nisarg’ on June 3 could hit the coasts of North Maharashtra and South Gujarat between Harihareshwar and Daman in Raigad district of Maharashtra. IMD Deputy Director General Anand Kumar said that due to the low pressure area in the Arabian Sea, a cyclone could occur in the next 24 hours. The Nisarg cyclone will move north by the morning of 2 June. Then moving north-north-east, one can collide between Harihareshwar (Raigad, Maharashtra) and Daman off the coasts of North Maharashtra and South Gujarat by evening or night of June 3. Explain that Harihareshwar city is 200 kilometers from both Mumbai and Pune and 360 kilometers from Daman.
23 teams of NDRF deployed
Home Ministry officials said 23 NDRF teams have been deployed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Daman and Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli to deal with the situation. Of these, 11 teams have been deployed in Gujarat, 10 teams in Maharashtra and two teams in Daman & Diu and Dadar & Nagar Haveli. A team of NDRF consists of 45 members.
Amit Shah’s meeting
The tweet from Amit Shah’s office was told that the Home Minister held a meeting with senior officials of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), NDRF, IMD and Coast Guard and reviewed the preparedness to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclone. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the low pressure area over the Arabian Sea has turned into a disturbance in the south-southwest direction, about 920 km off the coast of Surat in Gujarat. It is expected to hit the shores of northern Maharashtra and southern Gujarat by the evening of June 3, taking the form of a cyclone.
Cyclone Nisarga can hit Gujarat coast
According to the IMD, the coast between Harihareshwar and Daman will pass between Maharashtra and Gujarat on the evening of June 3. Jayant Sarkar, director of the IMD center in Ahmedabad, said that the natural storm would hit the shores at a speed of about 90 to 100 kilometers per hour. Due to this, on June 3 and June, there will be heavy rains in Bhavnagar and Amreli districts of South Gujarat as well as Saurashtra.
The coastal districts of Maharashtra including Mumbai will be affected
The coastal Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, can be severely affected by the storm. Due to heavy rains, there is a possibility of filling the low-lying areas of these districts. Trees, telephone lines, electric poles are also feared to be damaged due to the strong wind. The NDRF has deployed three teams in Mumbai, two in Palghar and one each in Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts.
CM of Gujarat reviews meeting
In view of the cyclone born in the Arabian Sea, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani reviewed the high level meeting preparations in Gandhinagar. After the meeting, Rupani said that in order to deal with the situation, five teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in five districts of North Gujarat and in Bhavnagar and Amreli districts.
Appeal to people to stay in homes due to Cyclone Nisarga
Chief Minister Rupani has requested the people of the coastal areas to stay indoors on June 3 and 4. Fishermen have also been recalled. Workers have also been evacuated from salt-producing areas to safer places. People have also been evacuated from submerged areas. A control room has been set up in Gandhinagar to monitor the situation.