After Amphan devastated the coast of West Bengal, another cyclonic storm “Nisarga” is forming over the Arabian Sea. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Low-pressure area over the Arabian Sea concentrated into a depression on Monday morning and is further likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm Nisarga by Tuesday, June 2.

The cyclonic system will bring strong winds and cause heavy to very heavy rain over coastal Maharashtra and Gujarat on June 3.

Earlier, The IMD had issued an orange-colour coded warning to Kerala, coastal Karnataka, Goa and coastal Maharashtra for June 1.

“South Gujarat and north Maharashtra coasts are on a pre-cyclone watch. Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall is expected in parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat when the Cyclone Nisarga crosses the two states on Wednesday and Thursday. A low pressure area is the first stage of the cyclone before it intensify into a depression and then to storm.”, stated IMD’s Cyclone Warning Division.

Unlike cyclone Amphan, which was categorised as an extremely severe cyclonic storm that devastated parts of West Bengal, the cyclone Nisarga is said to be less intense when it hits the coast.

#Facts About Nisagra 

  • The cyclonic winds at speed of 7kmph near Arabian sea the favorable condition arise out the situation that the depression is made from 650km away from panjim.
  • The winds will have speed of upto 105-110kms per hour when the cyclone reach the coastal area of Maharashtra and Gujarat