Severe cyclonic storm Nisarga has crossed Raigad Dist. Now we are experiencing post-landfall effect with a wind speed of 90-100kmph in Mumbai and Thane & moderate to heavy to very heavy rainfall: Shubhangi Bhute, Scientist, IMD, Mumbai 

Maharashtra: Many trees have been uprooted due to strong winds in Pune. #CycloneNisarga

The threat of cyclonic storm in Mumbai has subsided, the IMD officials were reported as saying. The rains are continuing in several pockets of the city but wind speed has not increased to the predicted level.

Pune, located significantly away from the coastline of Maharashtra, also witnessed heavy rainfall combined with gusty winds on Wednesday, after cyclone Nisarga made landfall.NDRF Director Satya Pradhan Tweets Visuals of Damage Caused in Pune

Mumbai was hit by fierce rainfall and gusty winds ahead of the complete landfall of cyclone Nisarga. Trees and poles were uprooted in several parts of the city. Three members of family in Santacruz was injured after a cement slab fall on their shanty.

"Winds have still not crossed 100 kmph. You are not seeing voluminous precipitation. The cyclone turned south and within an hour or two it is going to start decaying," Jatin Singh, Director of Skymet Weather, told Mirror Now.

Mobile network services disrupted in some parts of Raigad district, said Nidhi Choudhari, District Magistrate.

Till 19:00 hours, no take-off or landings would take place at the airport due to Cyclone Nisarga, said a statement issued by the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.

The landfall will be completed in the next one hour, said the India Meteorological Department. The centre of storm is layered over Maharashtra, said the weather body in its latest alert. The wind speed was measured as above 93 kmph at 1:30 pm.

The landfall in Alibaug, at around 1 pm, hit the coast with a speed of over 120 kmph. Mumbai, Thane and Palghar are bracing for the storm, which may arrive in less than 2 hours. The video of landfall was shared by NDRF. Watch below:

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Mumbai, June 3: With severe cyclonic storm Nisarga all set to make its landfall in Maharashtra and South Gujarat coast today, the administration has stepped up to make appropriate arrangements in advance. According to India India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Nisarga will turn into severe cyclonic storms and cross Maharashtra and Gujarat coast between Harihareshwar and Daman, close to Alibaug in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Wednesday afternoon.

IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra in his prediction had already stated that severe cyclonic storm would have a wind speed of 90-105 kmph when it crosses the coast on June 3. As the cyclone approaches near Maharashtra, the state saw constant drizzling in parts of Mumbai. Areas like Parel, Mulund, Goregaon Vasai Road, Navi Mumbai reported drizzle since early evening. Districts including Palghar, Greater Mumbai, Raigad and Mumbai have been put on alert. Cyclone Nisarga Live Tracker Map: Check Movement, Forecast and Path of Severe Cyclonic Storm Which Will Make Landfall Near Alibaug on June 3.

As per IMD data, cyclone Nisarga is 155 km south-southwest of Alibaug and 200 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is approaching fast towards North Maharashtra coast with a speed of 13 kmph during past 6 hours. NRDF has deployed its 20 teams in view of the impending Nisarga cyclone. Eight teams are there is Mumbai, five in Raigad, two in Palghar, two in Thane. Ratnagiri also has two teams and one team has been kept in Sindhudurg.

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Meanwhile, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said that people who live in temporary or weak houses will be shifted to relief camps, adding that precautions would be taken during the relief and rehabilitation works, considering the prevalence of COVID-19. He had also asked people to stay indoors for two days. Also, ahead of the cyclone Nisarga, the Mumbai police imposed Section 144, prohibiting the movement of public on beaches, promenades and other places near to the coastline.