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
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.
The IMD says there is no more threat of the cyclone in #Mumbai. The rains will continue but the wind-speed will not increase. @Iam_Ayushmann with details pic.twitter.com/b5KRwYxm44— Mirror Now (@MirrorNow) June 3, 2020
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
DAY 0-3rd June 2020,1600 hrs#CycloneNisarga landed
& causing damage inland even in Chinchwad, Pune Maharashtra
Pics@NDRFHQ @ndmaindia @PMOIndia @HMOIndia @BhallaAjay26 @PIBHomeAffairs @ANI @PTI_News @DDNewslive @DDNewsHindi @DisasterState pic.twitter.com/9KqI6fUOSd— ѕαtчα prαdhαnसत्य नारायण प्रधान ସତ୍ଯପ୍ରଧାନ-DG NDRF (@satyaprad1) June 3, 2020
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.
So far Cyclone Nisarg has spared Mumbai from its worst fallout. But trees have fallen in several areas. More troubling news from Alibaug, eye of the storm where the damage is greater.. Prayers.. #CycloneNisarg #CycloneNisarg#besafemumbaikars pic.twitter.com/HaakeWqHT2— being human being maharashtian 🇮🇳❤ (@beinghuman457) June 3, 2020
"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.
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.
HOWEVER, THE REAR PART OF WALL CLOUD REGION IS STILL OVER THE SEA AND THE LANDFALL PROCESS WILL BE COMPLETED BY NEXT 1 HR. IT IS LIKELY TO MOVE NORTHEASTWARDS AND WEAKEN INTO A CYCLONIC STORM DURING NEXT 6 HOURS.
ALIBAGH REPORTED 93KMPH WINDSPEED AT 1330 HRS IST. pic.twitter.com/Y08S23QRJY— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) June 3, 2020
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:
DAY 0-3rd June 2020,1400 hrs
As Predicted #CycloneNisarga has fully landed near Alibaug,Raigad District of Maharashtra
Video5@NDRFHQ @ndmaindia @PMOIndia @HMOIndia @BhallaAjay26 @PIBHomeAffairs @ANI @PTI_News @DDNewslive @DDNewsHindi @DisasterState pic.twitter.com/oPGeUjXjEW— ѕαtчα prαdhαnसत्य नारायण प्रधान ସତ୍ଯପ୍ରଧାନ-DG NDRF (@satyaprad1) June 3, 2020
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.
Track the Movement of Cyclone Nisarga Live on This Map:
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.