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Curfew in Goa extended till 31 May amid an upward trajectory of infections!

On Friday, the administrative authorities of Goa extended the lockdown till May 31, which was supposed to terminate originally on May 23. Since Goa has the second-highest positivity rate in the country, after Lakshadweep, this move has been implemented in an attempt to flatten the curve. Hit doubly hard during the current time, owing to both the pandemic and Cyclone Tauktae, the situation in Goa is being closely monitored by the officials for imparting proper rescue and relief to the residents.

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South Goa's Hollant Beach wrecked by Cyclone Tauktae; check pictures here!

A gem of Goa's coastline, Hollant Beach is among the destinations that have suffered extensively due to Cyclone Tauktae. Famed for its wonderous stretch and spectacular views of the sunrise, this touristy destination of South Goa now stands devastated. The fury of Tauktae has affected the entire coastline of India and even inland states, such as UP and Rajasthan. Rescue operations by the Indian Navy and similar organisations are underway and hope to provide relief soon.

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Cyclone Tauktae reaches Rajasthan; heavy rainfall in store for Jaipur & 7 other districts today

The Meteorology Department has predicted that cyclone Tauktae will bring isolated heavy rainfall to the Jaipur division today. Additionally, 7 districts aligned in southern Rajasthan, namely Jalore, Sirohi, Udaipur, Pali, Dungarpur, Chittorgarh and Rajsamand are also in the storm's sight. The administration has deployed State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF )and Police Personnel in the southern and western territory of the state to resolve the fury of the meandering storm.

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Cyclone Tauktae influences weather in UP; heavy showers being recorded in Kanpur & nearby dists

Weather conditions across Kanpur, Lucknow and other nearby districts in UP have been influenced by Tauktae, a cyclone that has originated from the Arabian Sea. Owing to the influenced weather conditions, the minimum temperature has fallen by 7 degrees and registered at 23°C in Kanpur, presently. According to weather experts at Chandrashekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology (CSA), the weather conditions will remain the same for the next 24-48 hours, supposedly.

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Indian Navy initiates multiple rescue operations for stranded citizens around Mumbai!

Amidst the dire repercussions of Cyclone Tauktae, the Indian Navy initiated streamlined operations to rescue individuals stranded at the Bombay High Fields. As per the latest developments, warship INS Talwar has been dispatched to an oil rig and a barge with a total of 297 people stranded on board. According to a Navy official, INS Talwar is traveling to the oil rig Sagar Bhushan with 101 people on board and the accommodation Barge SS-3 with 196 persons.

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