Mumbai, June 10: A car was seen floating in water and being lashed by strong wind at a beach in Maharashtra on Monday. According to a tweet by ANI, the car was stuck in sand and was being continuously lashed by strong waves. The incident was reported from a beach in Palghar region of Maharashtra. In a 0.59 second video released by ANI, the car is seen floating at the beach, while a man, believed to be the driver, is seen saving himself from drowning. Another man is seen going towards the beach to save the man. The high tide conditions in areas surrounding the Arabian Sea are being caused due to a deep depression.
The coastal areas of Maharashtra are in direct contact with the Arabian Sea, and, since there is a depression formed over the sea, several areas in Maharashtra will witness heavy rainfall, strong waves and high tides. Monsoon hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, after a delay of one week. The state's coastal regions have been experiencing downpours. Meanwhile, Skymet Director Mahesh Palawat told IANS that the monsoon will hit Delhi-NCR by the first week of July. Maharashtra Monsoon Update: Cyclone Likely to Occur in Western Coast on June 11-12, Heavy Rains Expected in Mumbai.
Here's the tweet:
— ANI (@ANI) June 10, 2019
The Meteorological Department has warned that a cyclone may occur in the Arabian Sea near the West Coast of India between June 11 and 12, Directorate General of Information and Public Relations of Maharashtra said on Sunday.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea during this period. The official further informed that the cyclonic storm will be around 300 km away from the coast. Although the cyclone will not hit the state, it will influence the region and gusty winds are likely to lash the region.