Cyclone Nisarg made a landfall in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon at an average wind speed of 110 kmph. Although the coastal teams managed to put safety measures in place and rescue those in the sea, around 2.5 Million people were affected in terms of power supply. Apart from cyclonic storms, uprooted trees and rainfall, the Indian Meteorological Department noted that it is likely to move northeastwards and weaken into a deep depression during the next three hours. They also said that the worst was over and minimal damage was caused. Flights to and from the affected area had been cancelled and as of now, 2 casualties and 5 injured cases have been reported.
Tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR with low intensity shocks were experienced across the region. The centre of the tremor was south east of Noida.
As per National Centre for Seismology, earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the richter scale struck 19 km south east of Noida at 10.42 p.m. on Wednesday. The tremor came merely four days after two earthquakes hit Delhi’s neighbourhood. Rohtak in Haryana was hit by the first quake, at 9.08 p.m on May 29 at a depth of 5 km, while the second one was of low intensity of magnitude 2.9 also in Rohtak.
However, no damage has been reported so far due to the tremor.
A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale, rocked the India- Bangladesh border on Wednesday morning but there were no reports of any damage, officials said.
The earthquake took place around 7.10 am and its epicentre was located at a depth of 55 km and a place 82 km southeast of Sohra, officials at the Regional Seismological Centre here said.
The tremor was felt by people across Meghalaya but there was no immediate report of any damage, a senior police officer told.