Mumbai: Severe cyclonic storm Nisarga has made its landfall on the Maharashtra coast near Alibagh at around 1 pm. This is the second cyclone to strike India after Cyclone Amphan.
Section 144 has been imposed in Mumbai in the wake of cyclone and heavy rainfall.
Nisarga is expected to enter the Mumbai city in a few hours as the cyclonic cycle lays centered over east-central Arabian Sea near LAT. 18.1°N and Long. 72.8°E lies very close to Raigad coast. It’s about 60 KM south of Alibagh, 110 KM south of Mumbai, 340 KM south of Surat (Gujarat).
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli have been put on high alert as some parts of these two states and the union territories fall on the path of the cyclone that developed over a low pressure area over the Arabian Sea.