According to the latest updates concerning Cyclone Tauktae that has hit India indicates that several people have died in different parts of India. According to the updates, 3 people have died at Gujarat following heavy downpour accompanied by a strong storm. The heavy rainfall is accompanied by very strong winds that have uprooted over 2000 trees. The uprooted trees have destroyed property and claimed lives of several people.
In a CCTV Footage that has surfaced online, a woman was spotted narrowly escaping death after a huge branch of tree fell just about a meter away from her as she was crossing the road.
The cyclone has caused a lot of damages to the infrastructure in the city of Mumbai.
Sadly, a boat- Barge P305, has sank at the Arabian Sea just near Mumbai due to the severe cyclone that is wrecking havoc in India. 177 people who were on board were rescued from the incident. However reports indicates that unidentified number were missing following the tragedy.
More details explains that 12 other people have died at Maharashtra while 8 others have died at Karnataka. In total, 23 people have been confirmed dead following the ongoing severe cyclonic storm.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the cyclone is moving at 120 kmph which is uprooting trees that threaten people's lives.
This deadly disaster made a landfall in India at the middle of the coronavirus pandemic that has been killing people in mass numbers.
The Indian army is however evacuating people to safe grounds from the areas where the cyclone has wrecked havoc.
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