Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for NISARGA-20
in India

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone NISARGA-20 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000673
Name NISARGA-20
From - To 02 Jun - 03 Jun
Exposed countries India
Exposed population 13.5 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 139 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge 1.2 m (03 Jun 07:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (India)

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 139 km/h 1.2 m n.a. 2.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 133 km/h 1 m 367 mm 1.5
GFS 115 km/h 0.7 m 259 mm 0.5
ECMWF 101 km/h 0.9 m 448 mm 0.5
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
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India - Tropical Cyclone NISARGA update (ECHO 04 Jun 2020)Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:05

  • Tropical Cyclone NISARGA made landfall over Raigad District (Maharashtra State) very close to Shrivardhan City on 3 June with maximum sustained winds up to 120 km/h.
  • The remnant of NISARGA will move to inland east, north-east, weakening into a well low-pressure area over the next 12h.
  • According to media reports, at least 4 people have died and 10 have been injured. Approximately 140 houses have been damaged and power outages have been reported, particularly in the Districts of Pune and Raigad.
  • Emergency teams were deployed by the local authorities to rescue people in the most affected areas.
  • On 4-5 June, moderate to heavy rain is expected across east Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, and strong winds are forecast over the western District of Vidarbha Region.
India - Tropical cyclone NISARGA (ECHO 03 Jun 2020)Wed, 03 Jun 2020 13:07

  • A new Tropical Cyclone named NISARGA formed over the Arabian Sea on 2 June and started moving north-east toward western coastal area of India. On 3 June its centre was located offshore approximately 210 km south-west of Mumbai City (Maharashtra State), with maximum sustained winds of 100 km/h (tropical storm).
  • NISARGA will continue moving northeastward and to make landfall over western coast of Maharashtra (approximately 80 km south of Mumbai) on 3 June morning, with maximum sustained winds up to 80 km/h.
  • According to media, at least 100,000 people, including coronavirus patients, have been preventively evacuated across Maharashtra and Gujarat.
  • On 3-4 June, heavy rain and strong wind are forecast over Maharashtra, Goa and south Gujarat, and light to moderate rain is expected across west Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha. 
  • Storm surge warnings are in effect over the coastal districts of Mumbai, Thane and Raigad, and wind warnings have been issued across the western coastal States of India, particularly from south Gujarat to Goa. In Mumbai, movement of people near coastline is banned until 4 June noon. The Indian Navy and teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are on standby to conduct rescue and relief operations.
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