Cyclone Nisarga: Dos And Don'ts

Cyclone Nisarga: Dos And Donts
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Cyclone Nisarga (Photo/AP)
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Cyclonic storm Nisarga made a landfall near Alibaug in Maharashtra following which several parts of the state received moderate to heavy rainfall causing devastating effectsin the regions.

Cyclonic storm Nisarga made a landfall near Alibaug in Maharashtra following which several parts of the state received moderate to heavy rainfall causing devastating effectsin the regions. The BMC and NDRF teams which were on alert in Mumbai evacuated scores of people living close to the beaches to safer areas. The IMD has put Maharashtra and Gujarat on high alert in view of cyclonic storm Nisarga. The IMD has also sounded a flood alert in low lying areas of Ratnagiri, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad. Here are some Dos and Don'ts to keep in mind if you are in one of the regions being hit by cyclone Nisarga.

In the event of a cyclonic storm

Dos

Do not step out in the wain

Move to safer place if you live in low-lying regions

Stick to boiled water

Close the doors and windows of your house

Keep the electrical mains switched off and use only when necessary

Keep the cylinder in switch off position when not in use

stay away from electrical poles and open wires

Keep an eye on the weather forecast

Drive only if you must

Don'ts

Follow news on credible news channels only

Stay away from old/damaged buildings

Do not leave your house unless you are asked to evacuate

Stay away from water bodies and keep especially kids away from pools or beacjes

Stay indoors as much as possible

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