Cyclone Nisarga to cross Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts in the next two days

Cyclone Nisarga to cross Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts in the next two days

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that the depression in the Arabian Sea is slated to further intensify into a cyclonic storm 'Nisarga', and cross north Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts. The path has been identified between Harihareshwar in Raigad district and Daman on June 3.

According to IMD's scientist Ananda Kumar Das, the depression is located about 370 kilometres southwest of Goa's Panjim, 690 kilometres south-southwest of Mumbai and 920 kilometres south-south-west of Gujarat's Surat.

"It is very likely to move nearly northwards initially till June 2 morning and then recurve north-northeastwards and cross north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts between Harihareshwar (Raigad, Maharashtra) and Daman during evening or night of June 3," Das stated.

Harihareshwar town is over 200 kilometres from both Mumbai and Pune and is over 360 kilometres from Daman.

The well-marked low-pressure area over the south-east and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep area had concentrated into a depression in the early hours on Monday morning.

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