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In pictures: Strong winds, heavy rains in parts of Maharashtra as cyclone Nisarga makes landfall

Updated : 2020-06-03 16:30:34

The weather bureau has sounded red alert for at least seven coastal districts of Maharashtra, while several districts along Gujarat's coast are also expecting heavy rainfall.

Cyclone Nisarga made landfall at Alibaug near Mumbai at 12.30 pm on June 3, which continued for 3 hours, the India Meteorological Department said. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
Cyclone Nisarga made landfall at Alibaug near Mumbai at 12.30 pm on June 3, which continued for 3 hours, the India Meteorological Department said. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
A part of the cyclone's wall cloud passed through coastal Maharashtra, mainly passing over Raigad district. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
A part of the cyclone's wall cloud passed through coastal Maharashtra, mainly passing over Raigad district. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
The weather bureau sounded a red alert for seven coastal districts in Maharashtra, while several districts along Gujarat's coast were expected to be lashed by heavy rains. (Image: IANS)
The weather bureau sounded a red alert for seven coastal districts in Maharashtra, while several districts along Gujarat's coast were expected to be lashed by heavy rains. (Image: IANS)
All those living along the coast in Maharashtra including fishermen were asked to evacuate their homes and were shifted to safer places. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
All those living along the coast in Maharashtra including fishermen were asked to evacuate their homes and were shifted to safer places. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
Cyclone Nisarga comes on the heels of Cyclone Amphan, that claimed 90 lives and wrecked havoc along the east coast of India in West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
Cyclone Nisarga comes on the heels of Cyclone Amphan, that claimed 90 lives and wrecked havoc along the east coast of India in West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
The cyclone brought along winds with a speed of 100-110 kmph, gusting to 120 kmph. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
The cyclone brought along winds with a speed of 100-110 kmph, gusting to 120 kmph. (Image: CNBC-TV18)
BMC employees and volunteers headed to slums along the cost in Mumbai and warned residents about venturing out and moved them to safer places. (Image: AP Photo)
BMC employees and volunteers headed to slums along the cost in Mumbai and warned residents about venturing out and moved them to safer places. (Image: AP Photo)
A family seals up their window in Mumbai, before cyclone Nisarga made landfall. (Image: AP Photo)
A family seals up their window in Mumbai, before cyclone Nisarga made landfall. (Image: AP Photo)
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