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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal extends support to Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra braces for Cyclone Nisarga

Although cyclone has shown signs of weakening, as per IMD, it will bring storm in Mumbai and surrounding areas which have been already been affected by the high number of COVID-19 cases.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal extends support to Uddhav Thackeray as Maharashtra braces for Cyclone Nisarga
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As the Cyclone Nisarga hits Maharashtra coast, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday extended support to his counterpart Uddhav Thackeray while expressing solidarity with people of the state. 

The Cyclone Nisarga made landfall near Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra at the speed of 100 to 110 km per hour. It has impacted Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Palghar, among other regions and is moving towards North Maharashtra. 

Although cyclone has shown signs of weakening, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), it will bring storm in Mumbai and surrounding areas which have been already been affected by the high number of COVID-19 cases. 

Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal said that people of Delhi were praying for the safety of people in Maharashtra. “Dear Uddhav Thackeray ji, on behalf of the people of Delhi, I extend our full support and solidarity with you and the people of Maharashtra in the wake of Cyclone Nisarg (sic),” he tweeted. 

Replying to this, Thackeray expressed his gratitude towards Kejriwal for expressing concern and extending support. “The people of Maharashtra will overcome this situation with their fortitude and patience,” the Chief Minister said. 

Thackeray has directed the state administration to initiate immediate relief work and was in touch with the district collectors on the western coast of Maharashtra to get updates about the impact of the cyclone. 

Meanwhile, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has urged his party workers to help people affected due to Cyclone Nisarga. Pawar also noted that severe damage has been caused by the cyclone as it has damaged public and private properties. 

The IMD has said that the cyclone has started weakening and the current wind speed is 90-100 km per hour which will further reduce by the evening. The cyclone hit the land with a speed of 100 to 110 km per hour and reached up to 120 km per hour. 

Also Read - As Cyclone Shows Signs Of Weakening, Uddhav Thackeray Directs Administration To Start Relief Work

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