Will cyclone Tauktae affect Mumbai?
Cyclone Tauktae, which intensified into a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ on Sunday morning, will not affect Mumbai as severely as initially feared, as the system continued its path along the western coast of the country.
Will the cyclone hit Mumbai 2020?
On the next day, Nisarga further intensified to a severe cyclonic storm and turned to the northeast, ultimately making landfall approximately 95 km (60 mi) south of Mumbai.
|Severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)|
|Dissipated||4 June 2020|
|Highest winds||3-minute sustained: 110 km/h (70 mph) 1-minute sustained: 155 km/h (100 mph)|
Is Tauktae cyclone over?
Tauktae brought heavy rainfall and flash floods to areas along the coast of Kerala and on Lakshadweep. There were reports of heavy rain in the states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra as well.
|Extremely severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)|
|Formed||May 14, 2021|
|Dissipated||May 19, 2021|
Who kept the name Nivar cyclone?
Cyclone Nivar is the fourth cyclone to hit the North Indian Ocean region in 2020. The name ‘Nivar’ has been selected from the list of names given by Iran. In the Parsi language, the name ‘Nivar’ means light.
When did Tauktae cyclone start?
Cyclone Tauktae exposes vulnerabilities along India’s west coast. Cyclone Tauktae, the fifth strongest storm to hit the Arabian Sea since 1998, hit the west coast of India over four days from May 14 till it made landfall on May 17, 2021.
Which states will be affected by Cyclone Tauktae?
During its northward journey, Tauktae affected five states — Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat along with two Union Territories — Lakshadweep and Daman & Diu.