Cyclone Nisarga Latest News and Updates: Cyclone Nisarga weakens, heavy to very heavy rain expected over Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh

June 4, 2020 2:10 PM |

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Updated on June 4, 2:00 PM:

Mumbai has reported moderate to intense rainfall spell accompanied by a thunderstorm during the last three hours. It is likely to be light to moderate rainfall activities over isolated places of Mumbai during the next 3 hours.

Updated on June 4, 1:00 PM:

Waterlogging was reported in various parts of the city, including main roads, due to heavy rainfall on Thursday morning. However, the BMC officials stated that they have a report of waterlogging only at three spots, but water receded after some time. A BMC official said that there is no traffic diversion due to waterlogging.

Updated on June 4, 12:30 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga claims 4 lives in Maharashtra and then fizzles out. Barely 18 hours after hitting Maharashtra, the Cyclone Nisarga - which claimed 4 lives - fizzled out into a depression and was headed towards the Vidarbha region in the east, officials said here on Thursday.

Updated on June 4, 12:00 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga turns into depression over Vidarbha, to weaken further. Cyclone Nisarga which spared Mumbai after it made landfall near adjoining Alibaug is now a depression over the west Vidarbha region in Maharashtra and will weaken further.

Updated on June 4, 11:30 AM:

Pune: Cyclone Nisarga triggers diversion, delay, and cancellation of flights

Six flights were diverted and one was cancelled from the Lohegaon airport on Wednesday because of the cyclonic weather, while the arrival and departure of several other planes were delayed.

Updated on June 4, 11:00 AM:

South Gujarat districts were bracing for extremely heavy rainfall accompanied by winds gusting up to 70kmph on Thursday as Cyclone Nisarga saw heading towards north-east Maharashtra after making landfall south of Alibaug.

Updated on June 4, 10:30 AM:

Due to strong westerly winds along the west coast, Mumbai received rainfall- 50 mm at Colaba and 25 mm at Santacruz till 8.30 am. The moderate spell is very likely to continue for the next 2 hours.

Updated on June 4, 10:00 AM:

Mumbaikars and people in neighbouring areas, including those in coastal Gujarat districts, had braced for the cyclone but heaved a sigh of relief as Nisarga's damage appeared limited to the uprooting of trees in affected areas.

Updated on June 4, 9:00 AM:

More teams of NDRF moved to Raigad for restoration work post Cyclone Nisarga.

Updated on June 4, 8:00 AM:

The south-westerly winds (via Rajasthan), in association with Cyclone Nisarga, have brought moisture to Delhi-NCR and north-west India.

Updated on June 4, 7:30 AM:
Cyclone Nisarga causes power disruption in 4 Maharashtra districts (Raigad, Palghar, Thane and Pune), 25 lakh consumers affected.

Updated on June 4, 7:00 AM:
Indore, Ujjain on alert as Cyclone Nisarga likely to enter Madhya Pradesh.

Authorities in Indore and Ujjain divisions in the western part of Madhya Pradesh have been asked to be prepared to deal with the impact of Cyclone Nisarga, which is likely to hit the state on Thursday.

The cyclonic storm is likely to enter Khandwa, Khargone, and Burhanpur districts in the state between 7 am and 11 am on Thursday.

The weather condition is likely to affect Indore and Ujjain divisions for the next two to three days, some places may witness thunderstorms with heavy rains and lightning during this period.

Updated on June 4, 6:30 AM:

After hitting the Maharashtra coast with wind speeds of up to 120 kmph on Wednesday afternoon, Cyclone Nisarga weakens into a 'deep depression' late evening.

Updated on June 4, 6:00 AM:
Two people lost their lives, while three others were injured, due to Cyclone Nisarga in Pune district on Wednesday, June 3.

Updated on June 3, 9:40 PM:

Severe Cyclonic Storm Nisarga weakens into a Cyclonic Storm over coastal Maharashtra. Light to moderate rainfall at most places, heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places very likely in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh during the next 24 hours.

Updated on June 3, 9:20 PM:

Extremely heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places in Raigad, Dhule, Nandurbar, Nashik districts and heavy to very heavy rainfall in Thane, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Ahmednagar, Pune, Kolhapur, Satara districts in Maharashtra during the next two and a half hours.

Updated on June 3, 9:00 PM:

Severe cyclonic storm Nisarga over coastal Maharashtra has weakened into a cyclonic storm over the interior parts of the state. It is likely to move northeastwards and weaken into a deep depression during the next three hours.

Updated on June 3, 8:40 PM:

Restoration of power supply has been started in Ratnagiri and Shrivardhan. The power supply in Murud, Mandgaon, Goregaon, Alibag, Mhasala, Guhagar, Dapoli talukas will be restored as soon as wind and rain slow down.

Updated on June 3, 8:20 PM:

Six flights diverted and one cancelled due to weather conditions at Pune airport.

Updated on June 3, 8:00 PM:

Pune city witnesses Cyclone Nisarga's fury; power cuts in several parts, around 90 trees uprooted.

Updated on June 3, 7:40 PM:

After making landfall at Alibaug in Maharashtra's Raigad district, cyclonic storm Nisarga is moving north-east and is likely to impact Nashik, Dhule and Nandurbar districts, which may witness heavy showers with gusty winds.

Updated on June 3, 7:20 PM:

A 58-year-old man was killed after a power transformer collapsed on him due to the heavy winds in Raigad district as cyclone Nisarga lashed coastal Maharashtra on Wednesday, a police official said.

Updated on June 3, 7:00 PM:

The cyclone, which was expected to move towards Mumbai-Thane-Palghar, has apparently veered off to the east and moving towards Pune.

Updated on June 3, 6:05 PM:

Cyclonic storm Nisarga has crossed Raigad district. Now we are experiencing a post-landfall effect with a wind speed of 90-100kmph in Mumbai and Thane and moderate to heavy to very heavy rainfall.

Updated on June 3, 5:50 PM:

Several low-lying areas in Pune remained inundated due to rains brought in by cyclone Nisarga since Tuesday night. Incidents of trees falling due to gusty winds have also been reported at some places in the city.

Updated on June 3, 5:45 PM:

Nisagra is moving towards Pune, Mumbai has witnessed wind speed up to 30 to 45kmph.

Updated on June 3, 5:30 PM:

No major impact of Cyclone Nisarga in Gujarat
• Cyclone Nisarga will weaken into a cyclonic storm by late evening, and by Wednesday night, it will weaken into a deep depression.
• No untoward incident has been reported in the southern coast of Gujarat so far on Wednesday due to the severe cyclonic storm Nisarga, which has made landfall in neighbouring Maharashtra.
• Authorities have so far shifted more than 63,700 people living close to the coast in eight districts to safer places as a precautionary measure

Updated on June 3, 5:00 PM:

Mumbai resumes flights from 6 pm, the landing and take-off at CSMIA is permitted.

Updated on June 3, 4:40 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga will weaken into a cyclonic storm by late evening, and by Wednesday night, it will weaken into a deep depression.

Updated on June 3, 4:30 PM:

No major impact of Cyclon Nisarga in Gujarat. No untoward incident has been reported in the southern coast of Gujarat so far on Wednesday due to the severe cyclonic storm Nisarga, which has made landfall in neighbouring Maharashtra.

Updated on June 3, 4:15 PM:

Cyclonic storm Nisarga may have already moved away from the seas off the Goa's coastline, but government departments are on the alert to take on any eventuality: CM Pramod Sawant

Updated on June 3, 4:00 PM:

Due to Cyclone Nisarga hitting parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat on Wednesday, Mumbai Police said that vehicular movement on the Bandra-Worli sea link has been suspended.

Updated on June 3, 3:50 PM:

Heavy rain in Mumbai; trees, polls uprooted as Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall.

Updated on June 3, 3:40 PM:

Three members of a family were injured on Wednesday when cement blocks fell on their shanty in a chawl from an adjacent under-construction building in suburban Santacruz here due to gusty winds.

Updated on June 3, 3:20 PM:

A stranded merchant ship, Basra Star, reportedly with 13 crew members onboard will dock at the Ratnagiri port in light of Cyclone Nisarga.

Updated on June 3, 3:20 PM:

Nidhi Choudhari, Raigad district magistrate said that mobile network services have been disrupted in some parts of the district.

Updated on June 3, 3:10 PM:

No flights will take-off or land from Mumbai on Wednesday till 7 pm in view of Cyclone Nisarga.

Updated on June 3, 3:00 PM:

The landfall process of cyclone Nisarga will be completed in the next few hours.

Updated on June 3, 2:00 PM:

43 NDRF teams deployed in Maharashtra and Gujarat: DG Satya Pradhan

Updated on June 3, 1:30 PM:

The centre of the severe Cyclone Nisarga is on the Maharashtra coast. The landfall process has started and it will be completed during the next 3 hours. The northeast sector of the eye of the severe cyclonic storm is entering into the land.

Updated on June 3, 1:15 PM:

About 43 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are deployed in the two states; of which 21 are in Maharashtra and 16 are in Gujarat. Nearly 1 lakh people have been evacuated from the cyclone spot: SN Pradhan, NDRF DG

Updated on June 3, 1:00 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga is gradually entering Mumbai and Thane districts. The entire process is expected to be completed by 3pm.

Updated on June 3, 12:45 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga is making landfall north of Harihareshwar in Raigad district with strong wind speed of 120-140 kmph.

Updated on June 3, 12:15 PM:

Indian Coast Guard Region (West) has mobilised eight disaster relief teams for Maharashtra to respond to any requirement of humanitarian assistance & disaster relief arising due to impending landfall of cyclone Nisarga: Indian Coast Guard

Updated on June 3, 11:45 AM:

In the wake of cyclone Nisarga, we have shifted Veer Mata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo animals, including tiger, leopard, hyena and others, into their holding areas at the zoo which are safer to avoid any damage from tree fall: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

Updated on June 3, 11:15 AM:

Raigad collector Nidhi Chaudhary: A total of 13,541 people have been evacuated to safer places in the district.

Updated on June 3, 11:00 AM:

Power lines switched off in Panvel, Kamothe node.

Updated on June 3, 10:50 AM:

Dear consumers, there is power failure due to emergency outage, restoration likely only after 11.30pm. Inconvenience regretted: MSEDCL

Updated on June 3, 10:30 AM:

NDRF team has been deployed at Versova beach in Mumbai in view of impending adverse weather.

Updated on June 3, 10:00 AM:

As of 08:30 am on June 3, Severe Cyclone Nisarga lay centered over the east-central Arabian Sea: 130 km south-southwest of Alibagh, 175 km south-southwest of Mumbai, 400 km south-southwest of Surat (Gujarat).

Updated on June 3, 9:50 AM:

Wind forecast for coastal Maharashtra and Gujarat:
- Wind speeds at 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph along and off Raigad, Mumbai and adjoining areas of Thane
- 85-95 kmph gusting to 105 kmph likely along & off Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, remaining areas of Thane and Palghar districts
- 60-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph along & off Valsad & Navsari districts of Gujarat from noon of June 3

Updated on June 3, 9:45 AM:

Wind speed picks up along the coast, Ratnagiri recorded speeds upto 55 kmph at 08:30 am which is likely to increase to 100-110 kmph gusting upto 120 kmph in the afternoon during landfall.

Updated on June 3, 9:30 AM:

Central Railway has rescheduled, diverted & regulated some trains from Mumbai due to cyclone Nisarga.

Updated on June 3, 9:10 AM:

NDRF teams conducted the evacuation of the population at Valsad, Gujarat: SN Pradhan

Updated on June 3, 9:00 AM:

Around 1,500 evacuated citizens safely staying at a shelter in Thal, Alibaug, Raigarh: National Disaster Response Force.

Updated on June 3, 8:45 AM:

The cloud band is engulfing Maharashtra coast. Rainfall will gradually increase over the Maharashtra coast.

Updated on June 3, 8:30 AM:

Cyclone Nisarga approaching north Maharashtra coast with a speed of 13 kmph during past 6 hours. It is 155 km south-southwest of Alibag and 200 km south-southwest of Mumbai

Updated on June 3, 8:15 AM:

NDRF deploys 20 teams in Maharashtra - Mumbai 8, Raigad 5, Palghar 2, Thane 2, Ratnagiri 2 and Sindhudurg 1.

Updated on June 3, 8:10 AM:

NDRF teams conducted evacuation at Sathipads, Daneida, Manglawada villages near Dahanh coastal areas of Maharashtra: NDRF DG SN Pradhan

Updated on June 3, 8:00 AM:

NDRF teams conducted evacuation early morning at Koliwada, Alibaug, Maharashtra: NDRF Director General SN Pradhan

Updated on June 3, 7:55 AM:

For Cyclone Nisarga, the BMC has issued a special helpline number: 1916

Updated on June 3, 7:50 AM:

Rainfall reported between 8.30am on Tuesday and 6.30am on Wednesday: Goa-74 mm, Ratnagiri-20 mm, Harnai-13 mm, Colaba-37, Santacruz-21 and Dahanu-04 mm.

Updated on June 3, 7:45 AM:

In the wake of Cyclone Nisarga, a total of 19 flights which include 11 departures & 8 arrivals will be operating on June 3 from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai. The flights will be operated by AirAsia India, Air India, IndiGo, GoAir, and SpiceJet.

Updated on June 3, 7:45 AM:

Cyclone Nisarga has intensified into a Severe Cyclonic Storm and is currently 200 km South southwest of Mumbai and is likely to move in North northeast direction. Cyclone Nisarga will cross the North Maharashtra coast, south of Alibag today afternoon with wind speed from 100-110 kmph.

Updated on June 3, 4:30 AM:

Central Railway reschedules 5 Special trains, scheduled to leave from Mumbai area on June 3, & regulates/diverts 3 special trains, scheduled to arrive in Mumbai area on June 3, due to cyclone Nisarga.

Updated on June 3, 2:00 AM:

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport will be operating only 12 arrival flights on June 3. The flights will be operated by 4 airlines which include Air Asia India, Air India, GoAir and SpiceJet to 10 sectors: GVK Mumbai International Airport

Updated on June 3, 1:00 AM:

5 NDRF teams each from Bathinda and Vijaywada airlifted successfully for joining ongoing operations vis-a-vis cyclone Nisarga in Gujarat & Maharashtra respectively. 5 teams for Gujarat already landed in Surat. 5 teams for Maharashtra airborne.

Updated on June 2, 11:30 PM:

IndiGo has cancelled 17 flights to and from Mumbai, to only operate three flights from Mumbai tomorrow due to cyclone Nisarga.

Updated on June 2, 11:00 PM:

With Cyclone Nisarga fast approaching the coastal areas of Maharashtra, the authorities in Raigad district are preparing to tackle the storm, which is estimated to make landfall on June 3.

Updated on June 2, 10:00 PM:

The district authority of Palghar in Maharashtra on Tuesday issued warning in view of 'Nisarga' cyclone, which is approaching towards the coastal regions of Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Updated on June 2, 9:00 PM:

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray says the administration is taking due precautions and requests people to cooperate amid Nisarga cyclone warning.

Updated on June 2, 7:30 PM:

Mumbai police restricted presence or movement of persons in public places along the coast like beaches, promenades, parks from midnight today till 12 noon tomorrow.

Updated on June 2, 7:00 PM:

As the Cyclone Nisarga whirls towards Maharashtra at a steady pace, concerns have been expressed about the nuclear and chemical plants that would come in its direct path. While Palghar has the country's oldest Tarapur Atomic Power Plant complex and other power units, Mumbai has the BARC setup and Raigad houses power, petroleum, chemicals and other major industries, besides the Mumbai Port Trust, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and vital installations of the Navy.

Updated on June 2, 6:30 PM:

Some parts of Mumbai have started to witness a drizzle as the cyclonic storm Nisarga over east central Arabian sea moves closer. Areas like Borivali, Dadar, Bandra, Andheri west, Parel, Mulund are witnessing showers so far.

Updated on June 2, 6:00 PM:

According to the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project, only 25 per cent cyclones that develop in the Arabian Sea approach the West Coast.

Updated on June 2, 5:30 PM:

The NDRF teams on ground have begun the process of evacuation and have launched an awareness drive among the locals, said NDRF Director General (DG) SN Pradhan.

Updated on June 2, 4:45 PM:

The deep depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm and will cross north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts on June 3. When the cyclone crosses the coast on the evening of June 3, it will have a speed of 105-110 kmph and heavy rains are also expected in south Gujarat and coastal Maharashtra.

Updated on June 2, 4:15 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga is currently located 280 km west-southwest of Panjim, 430 km south-southwest of Mumbai, and 640 km south-southwest of Surat.

Updated on June 2, 4:00 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga will make landfall close to Alibag, 94 km south of Mumbai on the afternoon of June 3, with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph.

Updated on June 2, 3:45 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga is likely to commence recurvature shortly and thereafter move NNE (North North Eastward). It is likely to speed up and move about 13-15 kmph. The distance from the coast is going to shrink rapidly. The thick band of peripheral clouds likely to reach Mumbai and neighborhood during the night/early morning. Incessant heavy rains along with high-velocity winds will run the risk of flooding, uprooting trees, and collapse of weak structures.

Updated on June 2, 3:30 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga latest track

Cyclone Nisarga Latest Track

Updated on June 2, 3:00 PM:

Thirty-three NDRF teams have been deployed in the coastal districts of Maharashtra and Gujarat in view of the impending Cyclone Nisarga, the chief of the federal contingency force said on Tuesday.

Updated on June 2, 2:45 PM:

20,000 people from villages near Gujarat coast to be evacuated ahead of the cyclone: Officials

Updated on June 2, 2:30 PM:

Cyclone Nisarga, which is currently brewing in the Arabian Sea, means nature and was termed by India's neighbouring country -- Bangladesh.

Updated on June 2, 2:15 PM:

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issues orange alert in Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod districts and yellow alert in Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur and Malappuram.

Updated on June 2, 2:00 PM:

15 NDRF teams have been deployed in Maharashtra: Mumbai 3 teams, Raigad 4 teams, Palghar 2 teams, Thane 2 teams, Ratnagiri 2 teams, Sindhudurg 1 team, and Navi Mumbai 1 team.

Updated on June 2, 1:45 PM:

Schools, marriage halls have been Identified to be used as shelter homes for affected people in Maharashtra, while NDRF teams have been deployed at several coastal locations. Along with this, the Coast Guards have been deployed as well to help fishermen reach back to nearest harbour.

Updated on June 2, 1:30 PM:

Mumbai fishermen return from the sea as they have been cautioned by the authorities not to venture out at sea, in view of impending adverse weather conditions.

Updated on June 2, 1:00 PM:

At present, the depression lies over eastcentral and its adjoining areas of southeast Arabian Sea, and the system is moving nearly northwards. The depression is lying over 360 km southwest of Panjim, 670 km southwest of Mumbai, and 900 km of southwest of Surat.

Updated on June 2, 12:30 PM:

With cyclone Nisarga expected to make landfall south of Mumbai on June 3, several teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed at various places of the state. Two NDRF teams have been deployed in Palghar, three teams in Mumbai. one in Thane, 2 teams in Raigad and one team in Ratnagiri.

Updated on June 2, 12:15 AM:

Cyclone Nisarga is expected to hit western coast of Maharashtra on 3 June. All precautions are being taken to ensure zero casualty, including relocating people from unsafe localities. Citizens are requested to stay away from the sea & not stand under tree or pillar: BMC

Updated on June 2, 11:45 AM:

NDRF teams deployed in Palghar conduct survey in the district and take stock of the situation, in view of impending severe cyclone.

Updated on June 2, 11:00 AM:

The Depression over the Eastcentral Arabian Sea moved northwards with a speed of 11 kmph during past 6 hours intensified into a deep depression today. The depression is very likely to intensify into Cyclone Nisarga during next 12 hours & further into a severe cyclonic storm during subsequent 12 hours.

Updated on June 2, 10:00 AM: High alert issued for south Gujarat

Gujarat Chief minister Vijay Rupani to review the precautionary measures being taken by state and district administration for the Cyclone Nisarga, which is likely to hit south Gujarat and Saurashtra regions on June 3.

Updated on June 2, 9:00 AM: Airports and hospitals on high alert for cyclone

Hazardous chemical manufacturing industries have been asked to bring operations to safe mode by Tuesday, Mumbai and Juhu airports have been asked to park planes at safe spots and power firms have been instructed to ensure connections are not disrupted. Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has said people who live in temporary or weak houses will be shifted to relief camps. Hospitals have been kept on high alert.

Updated on June 2, 8:30 AM: Nisarga to make landfall in Palghar on Wednesday

Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall in Palghar on Wednesday evening. Ten of the 16 teams of the National Disaster Response Force have been stationed in coastal districts, including three in Mumbai and two in Palghar and Dahanu. Six teams are on standby.

Updated on June 2, 8:00 AM: Weather warning for Mumbai and nearby locations

Extremely heavy rains are expected at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad owing to Nisarga on June 3. The Central Water Commission (CWC) warned of possible flash floods in Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Palghar, Thane, Mumbai and Nashik, and tidal waves in the coastal regions of north Maharashtra and south Gujarat.

Updated on June 2, 7:00 AM: Red alert as Mumbai braces for first-ever cyclone in its history

Cyclone Nisarga developing over the Arabian Sea - the second to be forming near India in a fortnight - is expected to make landfall just 110km north of Mumbai on Wednesday evening, likely triggering flash floods all along the state’s coast, including in the metropolitan region. Winds owing to the cyclone Nisarga, could reach 115kmph, gusting up to 125kmph.

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