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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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Mumbai Airport to remain shut today from 11 AM to 2 PM to mitigate the effects of Cyclone Tauktae

The powerful gales of Cyclone Tauktae raged in full fury in Mumbai around the early hours of 17 May, bringing heavy rains and lightning in its wake. Keeping in line with the guidelines of the India Meteorological Department, Mumbai's civic authorities have put several restrictions to minimise the possible effects of the cyclone. For the safety of flight passengers, it has been announced today, that the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has shut all operations for 3 hours from 11 AM to 2 PM.

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IMD issues warning for Goa & Maharashtra as Cyclone 'Tauktae' brews in Arabian Sea

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted that a cyclonic storm will engulf the western coast of India, bringing heavy rains to South Konkan, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kutch and even adjoining southwest Rajasthan. As per reports, a low-pressure area in the southwest Arabian Sea is likely to transform into the first cyclone of 2021 in the next 24 hours, which would be named 'Tuktae'. Strong winds and intensified downpours will characterize the cyclonic activity and consequently, the IMD has issued warnings in the aforementioned areas.

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