Konkan region on high alert over Cyclone Tauktae
The Morning Standard|May 16, 2021
THE Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday said Cyclone Tauktae will pass through the coastal Goa and Konkan region of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
SUDHIR SURYAWANSHI

The cyclonic storm had reached Ratnagiri of Konkan area on Saturday evening accompanied by heavy rain. The cyclonic storm will not hit Mumbai, but the metropolis will see heavy rainfall.

“There is no danger of Tauktae to Maharashtra. The cyclone is 350 Kilometer away from the Goa coast. There will be a direct impact of this storm on Maharashtra like the earlier NISARG cyclone. However, there will be stormy winds, heavy to heavy rainfall in Konkan region of Maharashtra,” said Shibhangi Bhute from Indian Meteorological department, Mumbai.

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