Mumbai, 17/5 (Ao Bureau):Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held discussions with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in view of the situation arising in Maharashtra due to Cyclone Tautae. According to information received from official sources, PM discussed the damage and preparedness due to the storm. Officials informed that Mumbai and its surrounding areas received heavy rains on Monday as Cyclone Toute moved towards Gujarat. Due to this, trees were uprooted and train services were disrupted.
The Brihanmumbai Metropolitan Corporation (BMC) said in the afternoon that the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of torrential rain and wind blowing at speeds up to 120 km per hour during the next few hours. At present, there is a lot of rain in Mumbai and surrounding areas and there is a strong thunderstorm. IMD told earlier that Hurricane Tout has turned into a severe cyclonic storm. According to IMD’s Cyclone Warning Department, ‘Extremely severe cyclonic storm Toute over the east central Arabian Sea moved towards the northwest at a speed of about 20 kmph during the last 6 hours, and now it has turned into a cyclonic storm. is.’
Due to this, winds are now running at a speed of 180-190 km per hour, which is expected to reach a speed of 210 km per hour. The Prime Minister took stock of preparations to deal with the cyclone in a high-level meeting on Sunday.
Now Bhavnagar and Junagadh of Gujarat are threatened
Let us tell you that the threat of cyclonic storm tout has now started looming over Bhavnagar and Junagadh in Gujarat. There was a danger of the first storm hitting the coast of Gujarat between Porbandar and Mahua (Bhavnagar) on the morning of 18 May. Now it is being told to turn right. This poses a threat to Bhavnagar and Junagadh. It can reach here by this evening.