Cyclone: 1,500 people shifted to sturdy shelter in Alibaug

Mumbai: About 1,500 citizens were evacuated and shifted to a safe and sturdy shelter in Alibaug in Raigad district of coastal Maharashtra earlier on Wednesday, as per Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s Office.

Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ made landfall as a severe cyclonic storm around 12:30 pm near Alibaug, 95 km from Mumbai.

“Around 1500 citizens evacuated and placed in safe sturdy shelter in Alibag, Raigad this morning,” the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) tweeted.

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