Mumbai bracing for the ‘first cyclone in years’

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The heaving city of 20 million people, which is India’s financial and entertainment capital, has been spared of cyclones in modern history. Mumbai hasn’t “experienced a serious cyclone landfall since 1891”.

All that could change on Wednesday when a severe cyclonic storm with wind speeds from 100 to 120 kmph (60 to 75 mph) could hit the city and India’s western coast…

Read Full Article; Yahoo News (06-02-2020)

Mumbai bracing for rare strike from a tropical cyclone as Nisarga strengthens; AccuWeather (06-02-2020)

India starts evacuating parts of west coast as cyclone approaches Mumbai; Reuters (06-02-2020)

Long-term data show hurricanes are getting stronger; Science Daily (05-18-2020)

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