Mumbai slips through Nisarga’s clutches, two dead in Alibag
The cyclonic storm made landfall further south than expected, thus minimizing damage in its path
The cyclone struck Alibag at around 1pm and took around 3 hours to complete the landfall
Severe cyclonic storm Nisarga made landfall south of Mumbai at Alibag on Wednesday, flattening houses, uprooting trees and snapping electric poles. The damage, however, was less than feared as the wind changed direction and the storm made landfall further south than expected.