Cyclone Nisarga Live Updates: Cyclone Nisarga Weakens As It Moves North Eastward In Maharashtra
Mumbai coastline as severe cyclone ‘Nisarga’ makes landfall. (Source: BloombergQuint)

Cyclone Nisarga Live Updates: Cyclone Nisarga Weakens As It Moves North Eastward In Maharashtra

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Severe cyclonic storm ‘Nisarga’ moved north eastward in Maharashtra as it weakened after landfall, IMD said in its latest update.

The storm made landfall south of Alibag between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph, the Met department said. It lay centred over coastal Maharashtra east-southeast of Alibag, 75 km southeast of Mumbai and 65 km west of Pune as of 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Cyclone Nisarga is the second cyclone over North Indian Ocean this season after Amphan.

(Source: IMD)
(Source: IMD)

Cyclone Nisarga Moving North Eastward

The severe cyclonic storm Nisarga moved with a speed of 24 kmph over the past six hours and weakened into a cyclonic storm, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Twitter.

Tidal Surge Along The Coast

Estimated tidal wave along and off Raigad, Mumbai and Thane districts at the time of landfall was about 1 to 2 metres, IMD said in its 3:20 p.m bulletin.

“It is decreasing gradually with the inland movement of the cyclone,” the Met Department said. “The storm surge of 0.5 metre above astronomical tide is likely to continue along and off Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts during next three hours.”

Cyclonic Storm Crosses Maharashtra Coast

Severe cyclonic storm 'Nisarga’ crossed the Maharashtra coast between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph.

Wind Forecast For Coastal Maharashtra And Gujarat

India Meteorological Department warns of strong winds along and off coastal Maharashtra and Gujarat during the next three hours, that will gradually decrease thereafter.

  • 90-100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph along Raigad and adjoining areas of Mumbai and Thane
  • 60-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph likely along Ratnagiri,, Sindhudurg, remaining areas of Thane and Palghar districts
  • 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph along Valsad and Navsari districts of Gujarat

(Source: IMD’s 2:10 p.m. bulletin)

(Source: IMD)
(Source: IMD)

Cyclone 'Nisarga' Hits Maharashtra Coast

  • Center of Nisarga moved northeastwards & crossed Maharashtra coast close to the south of Alibag
  • However, the rear part of wall cloud region is still over the sea and the landfall process will be completed by next 1 hour
  • It is likely to move northeastwards and weaken into a cyclonic storm during next 6 hours

(Source: IMD’s 2:10 p.m. bulletin)

Cyclone Nisarga Live Updates: Cyclone Nisarga Weakens As It Moves North Eastward In Maharashtra
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