Cyclone: 1,500 people shifted to sturdy shelter in Alibaug:CMO

Mumbai, Jun 3 (PTI) About 1,500 citizens were evacuated and shifted to a safe and sturdy shelter in Alibaug in Raigad district of coastal Maharashtra earlier on Wednesday, as per Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's Office.

Cyclone 'Nisarga' made landfall as a severe cyclonic storm around 12:30 pm near Alibaug, 95 km from Mumbai.

'Around 1500 citizens evacuated and placed in safe sturdy shelter in Alibag, Raigad this morning,' the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) tweeted. PTI ENM NSK NSK