Courtesy : Priyanka Chopra
Global star Priyanka Chopra has taken to social media to express her concern as cyclone Nisarga approaches the city of Mumbai at a high speed. She took to Twitter to share a list of dos and don’ts issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to stay safe amid the cyclone and revealed that her mother Madhu Chopra and younger brother Siddharth Chopra are in the city.
Priyanka wrote in a tweet: “#CycloneNisarga is making its way to Mumbai, my beloved home city of more than 20 million people, including my mom and brother. Mumbai hasn’t experienced a serious cyclone landfall since 1891, and at a time when the world is so desperate, this could be especially devastating.”
In another tweet, she added: “This year feels relentless. Please everyone find cover, take precautions and follow the guidelines outlined. Please stay safe everyone.”
Speaking of Cyclone Nisarga, the India Meteorological Department has said that the cyclone's eye diameter has decreased during the last one hour, indicating intensification of the system. Wind speed has increased from 85-95 kmph to 90-100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph, the department added. IMD Director, Mumbai, KS Hosalikar said that the cyclone could make landfall between 1 pm and 4 pm as it is now 140 km from Alibaug and 175 km from Mumbai.