Severe cyclone Nisarga hurtling towards Alibaug

The Arabian Sea cyclone Nisarga intensified into a serious cyclone early this morning and lay centred at 8.30 am about 130 km South-South-West of Alibaug a hundred and seventy km South-South-West of Mumbai and four hundred km South-South-West of Surat.

It is expected to cross the North Maharashtra coastline just to the South of Alibag this afternoon as a serious cyclone packing winds speeds of 100-a hundred and ten km/hr gusting 120 km/hr. Just after crossing, it may well plough into Madhya and South-East Uttar Pradesh before heading into the foothills of the Himalayas and into Nepal.

Keep track of into West Madhya Pradesh

No faster would have the Nisarga remnant light out than the North-East Bay of Bengal readies to host the following circulation which, as per first projections by the IMD, could develop into a melancholy and orient itself perfectly towards the monsoon sweet spot of Head Bay for great launch into East India. This is in stark distinction to predecessor super cyclone Amphan that strayed following pulverising West Bengal.

This very likely melancholy may well shift into West Uttar Pradesh per forecasts valid till June thirteen, driving the monsoon from the Bay into the country’s farming heartland land, the most excellent condition guaranteeing rain protection. The Arabia Sea and Bay of Bengal arms of the monsoon will have been properly proven then.

Nisarga develops ‘eye’

Nevertheless, the Arabian Sea may well drop into a short lull write-up-serious cyclone Nisarga. According to the IMD, the serious cyclone designed an ‘eye’ at its centre earlier this morning with a diameter of sixty five km. It indicated strengthening of the storm intensify as properly as beefing up of wind speeds from 85-ninety five km/hr gusting to 100 km/hr to 90-100 km/hr gusting to a hundred and ten km/hr.

Gale-power winds clocking 100-a hundred and ten km/hr gusting to 120 km/hr prevailed over the East-Central Arabian Sea this morning, which would later prolong to the Raigad, Mumbai and adjoining Thane coasts and 85-ninety five km/hr gusting to one zero five km/hr together and off Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar and the rest of Thane.

Superior winds, storm surge

Wind speeds expected by noon in the neighbourhood are: sixty-eighty km/hr gusting to 90 km/hr together and off Valsad and Navsari, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli sixty-70 km/hr gusting to eighty km/hr together and off Surat and Bharuch and 50-sixty km/hr gusting to 70 km/hr over rest of the South Gujarat, Karnataka and Goa.

The sea ailment will be (i) significant to quite significant (wave heights of 30-40 ft) together and off Maharashtra and Goa coasts till this evening and (ii) quite rough to significant (twenty-30 ft) together and off South Gujarat coastline. Storm surge of 3-7 ft earlier mentioned astronomical tide may well inundate minimal-lying places of Mumbai, Thane and Raigad and of 1-3 ft at Ratnagiri. Fishermen together and off Karnataka-Goa-Maharashtra-South Gujarat are suggested to stay back dwelling till tomorrow.

Weighty to quite heavy rain

Weighty to quite heavy falls are forecast at a several locations and exceptionally heavy falls (twenty cm or earlier mentioned) at isolated locations Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, Raigad and North Madhya Maharashtra till tomorrow. Weighty to quite heavy falls are very likely at isolated locations over Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Goa, Valsad, Navsari, Dang, Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Surat during this time period. Weighty falls may well lash parts of West Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha.

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