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Cyclonic Nisarga Misses Mumbai

The City of Mumbai dodged a meteorological bullet.

Initially, it was feared that Cyclone Nisarga would hit Mumbai with flooding rain very strong winds. Even though the City was largely spared, two people were killed.

Ahead of the storm, residents were working to secure their homes and businesses from potential impacts.

Mumbai is home to 18 million people.

Severe Cyclonic Storm Nisarga was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Indian state of Maharashtra in the month of June since 1891. It was also the first cyclone impact to Mumbai since Cyclone Phyan of 2009.

Nisarga weakened once inland and dissipated on 4 June.

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