Cyclone Tauktae: Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray and HM Amit Shah Holding Meeting
Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray and Union Home Minister, Amit Shah are holding a review meeting to discuss the preparations for the Cyclone Tauktae
Maharashtra braces up for the Cyclone Tauktae. According to the reports, the state has shifted around 580 to 600 COVID-19 patients from the field hospitals on Saturday i.e May 15. MAHA CM, Uddhav Thackeray holding a meeting with Union Home Minister, Amit Shah to discuss the plannings and preparations. The safeguarding activities are being carried out after the IMBD’s prediction of expected high tide across the Mumbai, Konkan division.
“Tidal wave of about 2-3 metres above astronomical tide is likely to inundate coastal areas of Morbi, Kutch, Devbhoomi Dwarka and Jamnagar district, and 1-2 metres along Porbandar, Junagadh, Gir Somnath, Amreli, Bhavnagar, and 0.5-1 metre over the remaining coastal districts of Gujarat,” an advisory reportedly said. Thus the BMC has stepped in to take preventive actions ahead of the expected high tide.
Maharashtra Relief & Rehabilitation Minister, Vijay Wadettiwar informs ANI, “Districts near the Konkan coast have been warned for the cyclone. The CM has taken stock of the matter. I’ve informed him about the rehabilitation work. We have given instructions to prepare large shelters in these areas.”
Districts near the Konkan coast have been warned for cyclone. The CM has taken stock of the matter. I’ve informed him about the rehabilitation work. We have given instructions to prepare large shelters in these areas: Maharashtra Relief & Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar pic.twitter.com/ja9FWGY5xr
— ANI (@ANI) May 16, 2021
The Cyclone Tauktae is very likely to intensify further during the next 12 hours, according to the Indian Meteorological Department. It said that the cyclone might cross the Gujarat coasts between Porbandar and Mahuva in Bhavnagar district on Tuesday morning.
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