The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert for Mumbai and its surrounding areas as Cyclone Tej looms on the horizon. This tropical cyclone, which has been gaining strength over the Arabian Sea, is expected to have a significant impact on the city’s weather conditions.
As per the latest reports from the IMD, Cyclone Tej is currently located in the southeastern Arabian Sea and is moving northward. While its precise trajectory is still subject to change, it’s imperative for Mumbai residents and authorities to prepare for the possibility of heavy rainfall, strong winds, and rough sea conditions.
The IMD has categorized Cyclone Tej as a “deep depression,” indicating the potential for intensification into a cyclonic storm. The department has issued a warning for the coastal regions of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and the Union Territory of Daman and Diu. Mumbai, being a coastal city, is at risk of experiencing the cyclone’s effects.
Heavy rainfall is expected in Mumbai and its neighboring regions, and the IMD has advised fishermen not to venture into the sea during this period. The combination of strong winds and torrential rains can result in flooding, waterlogging, and disruptions to daily life. Therefore, residents are advised to take necessary precautions, such as staying indoors, securing loose objects, and avoiding unnecessary travel.
The local administration and disaster management teams are on high alert, ready to respond to any emergencies that may arise due to Cyclone Tej. It is essential for the public to stay updated with the latest weather forecasts and advisories from the IMD and local authorities.
As the situation develops, the IMD will continue to provide updates and information to ensure the safety of Mumbai’s residents and the surrounding areas. Cyclone Tej serves as a reminder of the importance of preparedness and a proactive response to natural disasters, especially in vulnerable coastal regions.