Cyclone Nisarga: Maharashtra CM Announces Rs 100 Cr Aid for Raigad

Catch all updates on cyclone Nisarga here.

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Cyclone Nisarga hit the land at around 12:40 pm on Wednesday.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visisted Raigad district on Friday, 5 June which was affected by Cyclone Nisarga that hit Maharashtra and Gujarat this week. Thackeray has announced Rs 100-crore financial assistance for the district, reports ANI.

A a 58-year-old man had died after an electric pole fell on him in the Alibag area of Raigad on Wednesday due to the cyclone. In another incident, a 65-year-old woman died and five of her family members were injured in an incident of wall collapse in Pune district.

A day after the tragedy, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) had begun the restoration work. 20 teams were deployed across Maharashtra, 7 teams each in Raigad and Mumbai, according to Satya Pradhan, Director General of NDRF.

  • Several low-lying areas in Pune were inundated due to rains brought by the cyclone, with incidents of trees falling due to gusty winds also reported in some parts of the city, according to PTI
  • Strong winds and rainfall were witnessed in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, damaging infrastructure and disrupting mobile network services
  • Three members of a family were injured when cement blocks from an adjacent under-construction building fell on their shanty at Mumbai’s Santacruz due to gusty winds.
  • After intensifying into a “severe cyclonic storm” early on Wednesday, Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ made landfall on the Maharashtra coast near Alibag
5:09 PM , 05 Jun

Uddhav Announces Rs 100-Crore Financial Assistance for Raigad District

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray visited cyclone-hit Raigad district; announces Rs 100-crore financial assistance, reports ANI.

8:16 AM , 05 Jun

Maha CM to Visit Affected Areas Today

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is expected to visit Raigad district today, ANI reports.

Several parts of the district, including Alibaug, were affected due to Cyclone Nisarga.

10:30 AM , 04 Jun

Intense Rain Likely at Isolated Places

Intense spells of rainfall likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Palghar, Thane, Mumbai and Raigad during next 3 hours, says IMD Mumbai.

9:25 AM , 04 Jun

Cyclone Weakens into a Depression

Deep Depression weakened into a Depression over west Vidarbha (Maharashtra) at 0530 IST of 4 June, to move east-northeastwards and weaken into a Well Marked Low Pressure Area (WML) by today evening, says India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Published: 02 Jun 2020, 12:25 PM IST
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