The agencies have also been asked to make alternate arrangements for the visitors in addition to ensuring no one goes near the sea. According to sources, the assistant police commissioner and BMC's G North ward officials have been asked to stick posters to make the public aware about the possible height of the waves. They've also been asked to arrange barricades so that people don't go anywhere near the seaside.
Deputy commissioner of police and spokesperson Deepak Deoraj said, "For people's safety, we have also deployed the SRPF. In addition to this, anti-sabotage checking will be done at the said stretch. We have also planned to make announcements telling people not to visit the sea near Shivaji Park." Cyclone Ockhi, which battered Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the last few days, has moved beyond the coast of Lakshwadeep. It is likely to cross the Gujarat coast near Surat around the midnight of December 5. According to the meteorological department's report, it is likely to re-curve towards the south of Gujarat and the north of Maharashtra in the next 72 hours.
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