Mumbai Escapes Worst Of Cyclone Nisarga, Wind Speed Slows Down

PUBLISHED ON: June 3, 2020 | Duration: 6 min, 06 sec

  
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Coronavirus-hit Mumbai has escaped the worst of the severe cyclonic storm Nisarga - the second to strike India in two weeks - with rain stopping and wind speeds reducing drastically. No damage has been reported from the financial capital where movement of people was restricted in public places like beaches, parks and promenades along the coastline till tomorrow afternoon. Flight operations, which were suspended at the city's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, have resumed. Cyclone Nisarga made landfall on the Maharashtra coast near Alibaugh at around 1 pm. Besides Maharashtra, Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli were put on high alert due to the cyclone that developed over a low pressure area over the Arabian Sea.
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