Mumbai: Cyclone Nisarg is now weakening in the western Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. The Meteorological Department says that now moving towards the eastern and north-eastern areas, it will become weaker by evening. In view of the effect of nature, heavy rain is on alert in 18 districts of Madhya Pradesh today.
The storm changed the way 50 km before Mumbai:
The natural storm caused damage to the coastal areas of Maharashtra on Wednesday. One died in Raigad and two in Pune. Hundreds of trees fell due to the strong wind and many houses were damaged. Winds at a speed of 120 kilometers per hour and heavy rain occurred in many areas. It is a matter of relief that the storm changed its way into the sea 50 km before Mumbai. It did not cause great harm.
One lakh people were evacuated to safer areas:
The storm in the Arabian Sea hit the beach in Alibag, Raigad at 12:30 pm on Wednesday. This area is 95 km from Mumbai. During the storm 43 NDRF teams were deployed for rescue operations. 21 were in Maharashtra and 16 in Gujarat. 40–40,000 people living in the coastal areas of both states were already evacuated to safer areas. About 20 thousand people were evacuated to the shelter homes in Daman and Diu.
Heavy rain alert in 18 districts of Madhya Pradesh today:
Due to the impact of nature, 34 cities of Madhya Pradesh, including Bhopal, received rain on Wednesday. The day temperature in the capital reached 32.8 degrees, 8 degrees below normal. In the last 24 hours, Kirpur of Balaghat received a quarter to two inches of rain, Pandhurna in Chhindwara and Javad in Neemuch district received 1-1 inches of rain. It is still raining in Bhopal. Heavy rains may occur at some places in Indore, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur and Sagar divisions.