Ockhi Cyclone Path, Prediction, High Alert Mumbai : Mumbai and Gujarat are on high tide alert since December 4, 2017. All schools are closed today. The ‘severe conditions’ have created panic situation in the city. The recorded rainfall this year is the highest in the past 10 years.
Ockhi Cyclone Path, Prediction, High Alert Mumbai
Earth looks like right now from space. Encircled is the region where Cyclone Ockhi is right now. It’s widely spread and dense over Maharashtra, Gujarat and is moving towards Delhi. See below.
Hailstorm In Mumbai
Bandra Worli Sea Link Flooded in Mumbai Cyclone
Mumbai witnessed heavy rain this morning as Cyclone Ockhi passes by the coast of Maharashtra today before hitting land at around midnight as a deep depression near Surat in Gujarat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said he was “continuously monitoring the situation” appealed to BJP workers in Gujarat to help people across the state. “Spoke to all relevant authorities and officials. All possible assistance is being provided to those affected,” he tweeted.
Schools in Mumbai and neighboring districts of Maharashtra are closed today as a precaution. In Surat, about 283 km from Mumbai, rescue teams have been stationed. Apart from Ockhi, there is also a low pressure area developing in the Bay of Bengal, said weather officials. However, they added that it may not have much of an impact to the city.