Published On: Wed, Jun 3rd, 2020

Cyclonic Storm “NISARGA” Moved Northeast wards and Crossed Maharashtra Coast Close to South of Alibagh

DATE/TIME (IST) OF OBSERVATION1430 HRS IST OF 03-06-2020
CURRENT LOCATION LATITUDE/LONGITUDETHE SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM “NISARGA” MOVED NORTHEASTWARDS AND CROSSED MAHARASHTRA COAST CLOSE TO SOUTH OF ALIBAGH DURING 12:30 TO 14:30 HOURS IST AS A SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM WITH A WIND SPEED OF 100-110 KMPH GUSTING TO 120 KMPH. IT LAY CENTERED AT 1430 HRS IST OF TODAY, THE 03RD JUNE 2020 OVER COASTAL MAHARASHTRA NEAR LAT. 18.5°N AND LONG. 73.2°E CLOSE TO SOUTHEAST OF ALIBAGH, 75 KM SOUTHEAST OF MUMBAI (COLABA) AND 65 KM WEST OF PUNE. 
CURRENT INTENSITYNEAR CENTER90-100 KMPH GUSTING TO 110 KMPH.
OBSERVATIONS FROM THE COASTWIND-SPEED (IN KMPH AT 1430 HOURS IST OF 03.06.2020):RATNAGIRI-09, ALIBAGH-102, COLABA-15 AND SANTACRUZ-15 KMPH.RAINFALL (IN MM, SINCE 0830 IST OF 03.06.2020):RATNAGIRI-38, ALIBAGH-45, COLABA-23 AND SANTACRUZ-12 MM.
PAST  MOVEMENTMOVED NORTHEASTWARDS WITH A SPEED OF 23 KMPH DURING PAST 06 HOURS.
FORECAST MOVEMENT,  INTENSITY AND LANDFALLTO MOVE NORTHEASTWARDS AND WEAKEN INTO A CYCLONIC STORM DURING NEXT 6 HOURS.
WIND FORECAST FOR COASTAL MAHARASHTRA AND GUJARAT90-100 KMPH GUSTING TO 110 KMPH ALONG & OFF RAIGAD & ADJOINING AREAS OF MUMBAI AND THANE; 60-80 KMPH GUSTING TO 90 KMPH LIKELY ALONG & OFF RATNAGIRI, SINDHUDURG, REMAINING AREAS OF THANE & PALGHAR DISTRICTS AND 60-70 KMPH GUSTING TO 80 KMPH ALONG & OFF  VALSAD & NAVSARI DISTRICTS OF GUJARAT DURING NEXT 3 HOURS AND GRADUALLY DECREASE THEREAFTER.
TIDAL WAVESESTIMATED TIDAL WAVE ALONG AND OFF RAIGAD MUMBAI AND THANE DISTRICT DURING THE TIME OF LANDFALL IS ABOUT 1 TO 2 METERS. IT IS DECREASING GRADUALLY WITH INLAND MOVEMENT OF THE CYCLONE. THE STORM SURGE OF 0.5 METER HEIGHT ABOVE THE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE ALONG ANDOFF MUMBAI, THANE AND RAIGARH DISTRICTS DURING NEXT 3 HOURS.
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