This Article is From May 17, 2013

Cyclone Mahasen loses steam before reaching Mizoram

Cyclone Mahasen loses steam before reaching Mizoram
Aizawl: There is a sigh of relief in Mizoram as the cyclone Mahasen, feared to hit the state last night, lost its speed before reaching the region, Chief Scientific Officer Vanlalzara of state Science and Technology Department said today.

The state government had earlier issued a warning after receiving the weather forecast and warnings from the Cyclone Warning Division of Indian Meteorological Department in Delhi.

All government schools in the hill state were closed since yesterday, while the private ones had remained closed since Wednesday.

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