Cyclone Nisarga goes easy on Mumbai
Cyclone Nisarga, which intensified to a severe cyclonic storm early on Wednesday morning, made landfall at the Maharashtra coast just south of Alibaug between 12:30pm to 3:30pm. It carried wind speeds of 102 kmph, per the IMD.
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Mumbai continued to receive rainfall on Thursday, a day after the cyclone made landfall near Alibaug in neighbouring Raigad district.
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Already battling a raging pandemic, Mumbai hasn't experienced a serious cyclone landfall since 1891. Steeped in colonial history, Alibaug is a quaint little town located about 110 km from Mumbai, and is replete with sandy beaches, clean unpolluted air and plenty of forts and temples. A speedboat from Mumbai to Mandwa jetty near Alibaug takes 20 minutes.
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