Tauktae cyclone in mumbai update

Tauktae cyclone in mumbai update

Tauktae cyclone in mumbai update

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said that Cyclone Tauktae is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and will cross the Gujarat coast in the morning of May 18.

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Gujarat, Goa and Mumbai  under a cyclone watch. Senior director (weather) IMD, said that Mumbai expects shower rain from Sunday evening.

Tauktae cyclone in mumbai update

Orange alert’ issues because cyclone tauktae in Mumbai,  as very heavy rainfall is likely over the entire Konkan and western Maharashtra, on Sunday.

       The severe cyclone  ‘Tauktae’ over the eastern Central Arabian Sea has moved northwards at a speed of about 9 km per hour during the last six hours., and intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm.

It lay centred over the east central Arabian Sea, about 150km southwest of Panaji, Goa.

IMD said that it will intensify further during the next 12 hours.

The cyclonic storm is very likely to cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva early on 18 may during Morning. 

  The cyclone tauktae in mumbai  lay centred about 190 km north-northwest of AminiDivi, 330 km south-southwest of Panjim-Goa, 930km south-southeast of Veraval (Gujarat) and 1020 km south-southeast of Karachi (Pakistan).


 The Mumbai Police is exploring an option to close the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, as heavy rains and strong winds are likely to occur in the city on 18, and 19 may.


 Mumbai is planning to shift 580 patients from its jumbo Covid-19 facilities as Bandra – Worli sea link Gonna be closed.

The BMC in Mumbai on Saturday worked on taking several precautionary measures in view of India Meteorological department (IMD) warning that Cyclone Tauktae in Mumbai is likely to pass close to the city on May 18.

Indian Navy is sending helicopters to Face the severe  cyclonic storm.


 9 people died in Lakshadweep

Due to cyclone tauktae the Arabian Sea is getting aggressive, as per report a fishing boat drowned out on 15 may. And 9 people died in Lakshadweep, they were all fishermen.

7 out of 9 were from Tamilnadu and other 2 were from West Bengal. Because of this incident fishermen are Warned not to go inside the sea.


  If there are chances of shifting corona patients from jumbo covid-19 facilities due to cyclone tauktae in mumbai???


The BMC on Saturday night shifted 580 patients from BKC (243), Dahisar (183) and Mulund (154) jumbo Covid-19 facilities to state and civic-run hospitals in Mumbai. The civic body had on Friday alerted the hospitals to avoid confusion at the last minute regarding the availability of beds and oxygen equipment in hospitals. Cyclone tauktae in Mumbai  is riskful to state Maharashtra after the 2nd wave of corona hit the state. The IMD declared an orange alert in mumbai seaside areas. 

  Click the link below to track the cyclone tauktae in mumbai live update.





Why this cyclone named tauktae?


  •  This cyclone named tauktae is getting severe in Arabian sea.This cyclone tauktae is being named by Myanmar. In Burmese language tauktae means  a type of chameleon species.
  • All the cyclones that come on the Indian Ocean, bay of Bengal , and Arabian sea, are named by 13 countries(India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Maldives, Oman, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen ).


Because of the cyclone tauktae all these states issued  high alert, mumbai have to face the cyclone after huge infection of covid-19. Here is tauktae cyclone in mumbai update You can see the live update by clicking the link given above.

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