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IMD warns of another cyclone

IMD warns of another cycloneIMD warns of another cyclone
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Named Nisarga, the cyclone to hit Maha, Gujarat coast in 48 hrs

New Delhi: A low-pressure area developing over the Arabian sea will intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 48 hours and will reach parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts on June 3, weather agency India Meteorological Department said on Sunday.

The cyclonic storm called Nisarga follows super cyclonic storm Amphan that ravaged the West Bengal-Bangladesh coast this month.

"The low-pressure area over Arabian Sea to intensify into cyclonic storm during next 48-hours. It would reach near north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts around 3rd June morning," the IMD tweeted.

"Under the influence of above system, light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls very likely over Lakshadweep area, Kerala and Coastal Karnataka on Monday and Tuesday. Light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy falls very likely over Konkan and Goa on June 2 and 3," the weather office said in a statement.

Light to moderate rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls likely over south Gujarat state, Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli on June 3 and with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places," it added.

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