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. Citizens are requested to stay away from the sea & not stand under tree or pillar: BMC. The landfall process has started and it will be completed during the next 3 hours. The cyclone intensified to a severe cyclonic storm as it entered the Arabian Sea, with wind speeds reaching upwards of 75mph. The Mumbai civic body released a set of precautions to be followed during the cyclone. 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. Raigad collector Nidhi Chaudhary: A total of 13,541 people have been evacuated to safer places in the district. 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. It is currently situated 200 kilometre away from Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday morning. 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. Pune: Cyclone Nisarga triggers diversion, delay, and cancellation of flights. 72.10°E, ABOUT: 165 KM SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF ALIBAG. #CycloneNisargapic.twitter.com/Ehv5rauRCS, Mumbai: #CycloneNisarga has intensified further, eye diameter has decreased to about 65 km during the past hour; visuals from Marine Drive. 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Cyclone Nisarga updates: The IMD is predicting heavy rainfall, squally winds, very rough seas and storm surges, inundating low lying areas of the city. As Nisarga drops heavy rain over Maharashtra state, officials have started evacuating city residents. Two NDRF teams have been deployed in Palghar, three teams in Mumbai. Barricades been kept grounded at Gateway Of India as Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make a landfall in Mumbai this afternoon. 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. #CycloneNisargapic.twitter.com/Cg85bxwMdL, #WATCH Effect of #NisargaCyclone in Sindhudurg District of Maharashtra: India Meteorological Department, IMD pic.twitter.com/vyB8Qoa1mv. Alibaug is about 94 kilometre from Mumbai. Wind conditions will further increase upto 100-110 gusting to 120 kmph as conditions are favorable for intensification. Nisarga is the first storm to threaten Mumbai in more than 70 years. There is a high-tide at 10.15 am when the level of the sea will rise to 4.6 metres. #CycloneNisargapic.twitter.com/AhvTeTr01P, NDRF teams from Andhra Pradesh arrived at Mumbai early this morning for #CycloneNisarga duty. The Gujarat government has said that nearly 79,000 people will be evacuated from coastal regions by early Wednesday. Nisagra is moving towards Pune, Mumbai has witnessed wind speed up to 30 to 45kmph. Mumbai has reported moderate to intense rainfall spell accompanied by a thunderstorm during the last three hours. • 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. Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has said people who live in temporary or weak houses will be shifted to relief camps. The ban is from Wednesday morning till next day's noon, the police said in the order, anyone caught violating the ban will face criminal action. Indore, Now we are experiencing post-landfall effect with a wind speed of 90-100kmph in Mumbai and … The police also banned citizens from visiting places like beaches, parks and promenades along the coastline. [sic]", This year feels relentless. 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. Severe cyclonic storm ‘Nisarga’ moved north eastward in Maharashtra as it weakened after landfall, IMD said in its latest update. Landfall of #CycloneNisarga has commenced north of #Harihareshwar in #Raigad district. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Gujarat and the administrator of Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and assured all possible support. India Meteorological Department warns of strong winds along and off coastal Maharashtra and Gujarat during the next three hours, that will gradually decrease thereafter. Read more, Heavy rain and high-tide have always been a troublesome combination for the city, where many areas are below sea level. Bloomberg | Quint is a multiplatform, Indian business and financial news company. 18.5°N AND LONG. 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. Read More. Read More, Cyclone Nisarga To Make Landfall Near Alibaug, Local officials take stock of the cyclone measures in various areas of Alibaug, As the coastal villages in Maharashtra brace for the approaching Cyclone Nisarga, authorities are taking all adequate measures to prevent destruction in the coastal town of Alibaug which could end up being among the worst-hit. 5 teams for Maharashtra airborne. Read More, Cyclone Nisarga approaching North Maharashtra coast at 11 kmph. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express pic.twitter.com/S2xZ5h0g8z. Kolkata, Noida, Gurgaon, The depression is lying over 360 km southwest of Panjim, 670 km southwest of Mumbai, and 900 km of southwest of Surat.