According to officials, 85 large trees, some of which fell over houses, and 11 electric poles were ripped out as the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said its team will assess the damage once cyclonic storm completes landfall.

1 killed in Alibag after electric pole falls on him as Cyclone Nisarga hits Maharashtra

A 58-year-old man died after an electrical pole fell on him at Umte village in Alibag, as Cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Wednesday afternoon. No different casualties have been reported from the state up to now, District Collector, Raigad, Nidhi Choudhary stated.

“One death has been reported from Alibag. A 58-year-old man died after an electric pole fell on him at Umte village in Alibag. No other death has been reported so far across the district,” Choudhary stated.

Several timber have been uprooted, electrical energy poles introduced down leaving hundreds with out energy in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, near Alibag, the place Cyclone Nisarga made landfall on Wednesday afternoon.

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According to officers, 85 giant timber, a few of which fell over homes, and 11 electrical poles had been ripped out because the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) stated its staff will assess the harm as soon as the cyclonic storm completes landfall.

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), earlier on Wednesday, deployed 43 groups in Maharashtra and Gujarat and in addition evacuated practically 1 lakh folks residing near the shoreline as Cyclone Nisarga started landfall in Raigad district.

The complete technique of landfall of the extreme cyclonic storm will take at the very least three hours.

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“A total of 43 National Disaster Response Force teams have been deployed in the two states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Of the teams, 21 are on standby in Maharashtra and the rest in the neighbouring state. Nearly 1 lakh people have been evacuated from the areas in the path of the cyclone,” NDRF Director General SN Pradhan stated.

Besides Maharashtra, neighbouring Gujarat, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli have all been placed on purple alert as these states and union territories fall within the path of the extreme cyclonic storm.

This is the second such cyclone to hit India inside a month, after Cyclone Amphan, which barely two weeks days in the past had battered West Bengal inflicting extreme destruction and killing at the very least 80 folks.