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October 21, 2021
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Mumbai, India braces for rare cyclone Nisarga

MUMBAI (Asia) – The streets of Mumbai emptied on Wednesday as a rare cyclone headed for India’s most populous metropolis and thousands of people moved away from the coast, adding to the pressure on authorities grappling with coronavirus. India’s largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), on the outskirts of Mumbai, was also ordered […]

Parts of west India evacuated; cyclone approaches Mumbai

MUMBAI (Asia) – India began evacuating people from low-lying areas in and around Mumbai ahead of a cyclone that is expected to hit the country’s west coast on Wednesday, officials said. The cyclone, expected to make landfall on Wednesday afternoon near India’s financial capital Mumbai, will pressure emergency services already grappling with the