Maharashtra Weather Update: Heavy rains expected in Mumbai-Thane on May 17 on the backdrop of cyclone, 'Yellow Alert' issued by Meteorological Department

The cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mumbai on May 16, according to the meteorological department.

Maharashtra Weather Update: Heavy rains expected in Mumbai-Thane on May 17 on the backdrop of cyclone, 'Yellow Alert' issued by Meteorological Department
Maharashtra Weather Update: Heavy rains expected in Mumbai-Thane on May 17 on the backdrop of cyclone, 'Yellow Alert' issued by Meteorological Department

Maharashtra Weather Update: Heavy rains expected in Mumbai-Thane on May 17 on the backdrop of cyclone, 'Yellow Alert' issued by Meteorological Department

The formation of a low pressure belt in the Arabian Sea has created hurricane conditions. The meteorological department has forecast torrential rains in Mumbai and Thane on May 17 in the wake of the cyclone. Mumbai and Thane have been issued a yellow alert on May 17 by the meteorological department. Heavy rains are expected in Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri on May 16 and 17.


A low pressure belt will form in the southeastern Arabian Sea and around Lakshadweep on the morning of May 13. Heavy rains are expected in Lakshadweep and surrounding areas on May 15. The intensification is expected to turn into a hurricane on May 16.


The cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mumbai on May 16, according to the meteorological department. Even though Mumbai is not at risk from this cyclone, the Mumbai Municipal Corporation is taking precautionary measures to ensure that no danger arises.


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Sindhudurg district administration is also ready


According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Lakshadweep Island, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, South Konkan, Goa and Gujarat will be affected by the storm from May 15 to 18. The wind speed in South Konkan is expected to be 40 to 60 kmph during this period. Thunderstorms and strong winds are expected in Sindhudurg during this period. The wind speed is 60 km per hour. This is likely to increase up to. On May 15, the wind speed reached 70 kmph. The warning also said that it could increase up to Rs.