Cyclone Tauktae continues to wreak havoc. The major impact of the cyclone was seen in various districts of Maharashtra. 10 people died in the state.
Mumbai: Cyclone Tauktae continues to wreak havoc. On Monday night, a severe cyclone hit the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat. This time the winds moved forward at a speed of 185 kilometers per hour. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone is the worst in Gujarat in the last 23 years. Meanwhile, Virar West, adjacent to Mumbai, had no electricity for more than 20 hours yesterday. In Mumbai, torrential rains started in many parts of Mayanagari from early morning. A woman fell from a tree in Worli and died.
Cyclone hits Maharashtra
The power supply was cut off for 20 hours in Virar West, adjacent to Mumbai. So it was dark in many areas. Heavy rains also lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas in the morning. The cause is said to be the result of a hurricane. Similarly in some other areas the impact of the storm was felt on the general public service. In Maharashtra, the worst hit was the Konkan region. In Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts, houses and trees were severely damaged.
10 killed in cyclone disaster
The major impact of the cyclone was seen in various districts of Maharashtra. Heavy rains along with strong winds lashed many districts, including Mumbai. Seven people are said to have died in various incidents related to the cyclone in Konkan. Four killed in Raigad district In Ratnagiri, two died, a sailor died in Sindhudurg district, a woman died after falling from a tree in Worli, Mumbai, a youth died in Navi Mumbai, a power pole fell and two died in Ulhasnagar. The official statement said that two boats carrying 7 sailors sank at Anandwadi in Sindhudurg district. Three of them have gone missing.