IMD's cyclone updates, by 4 pm, indicated that the cyclone was headed towards Pune district. Ahmednagar and Nashik were also on alert as the storm was predicted to head towards north Madhya Maharashtra.
Every year, Mumbai receives very heavy rain within a short time, which usually brings the city to a halt. Urban flooding is common in the city from June to September, resulting in the crippling of traffic, railways and airlines.
Heatwave in India: A heatwave spell generally lasts for a minimum of four days. On some occasions, it can extend up to seven or ten days. A look at how this breaks trends, Cyclone Amphan's role, and what is expected to follow.
The IMD has warned against a spike in maximum temperatures over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha in Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, North Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
As on Tuesday afternoon, Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall along Digha in West Bengal and Hatiya islands in Bangladesh, and maintain a wind speed ranging between 155 – 165km / hr gusting to 195km / hr on May 20.
Last month, the Union government had proposed to credit Rs 500 to women Jan Dhan account holders after many of them lost jobs and livelihood. However, the study found that of the 592 participants, only nine per cent from Maharashtra and 12 per cent from Gujarat owned Jan Dhan accounts
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