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Cyclone Tauktae Live Updates: IMD Warns of Heavy Rainfall in Mumbai

Keep up with the latest news, visuals and developments on the first cyclone to hit India this year with inputs from the India Meteorological Department

Cyclone Tauktae Live Updates: IMD Warns of Heavy Rainfall in Mumbai

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2021-06-29T18:26:03+05:30

The IMD has warned of extremely heavy rain and wind speed up to 120 kmph over the next few hours, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in the afternoon.

May 17, 2021

14:21 (IST)

Rain, Strong Winds in Mumbai; Local Train Services Hit | High-speed winds and heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its neighboring areas on Monday as the "very severe cyclonic storm" Tauktae headed towards Gujarat, uprooting trees and disrupting local train services here, officials said. In view of the strong winds, the Bandra-Worli sea-link was closed for traffic and people were asked to take alternate routes, a senior official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

May 17, 2021

13:01 (IST)

Bandra-Worli Sea Link Shut As Cyclone Tauktae Approaches Mumbai | Movement of vehicles on Mumbai's Bandra-Worli sea link has been suspended in view of cyclone Tauktae. The extremely severe cyclonic storm is likely to intensify during the next 24 hours and reach the Gujarat coast on Monday evening.

May 17, 2021

11:46 (IST)

1 Lakh People Shifted from Coastal Areas in Gujarat | Cyclone Tauktae, which has now intensified into an "extremely severe cyclonic storm", is likely to reach Gujarat coast by Monday evening and cross the state coast between 8 pm and 11 pm, the IMD said. As a precautionary measure, the state administration shifted over one lakh people living in coastal areas of 17 districts to safer places till late Sunday night.

May 17, 2021

Cyclone Tauktae to make landfall between 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. IST | As per the IMD's afternoon update, the Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Tauktae will make landfall over the Gujarat coast near Porbandar and Mahuva (Bhavnagar district) between 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. IST on Monday night.

During landfall, it may boast of a maximum sustained wind speed of 155-165 kmph, gusting to 185 kmph.,

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