Cyclone Nisarga: Maharashtra CMO releases a list of DO’s and DONT’s to stay safe

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 3 (ANI): As the landfall process of Cyclone Nisarga begins near Alibaug with strong wind speed of 120-140 kmph, the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) on Wednesday released a list of DO’s and DONT’s.

What to do before Cyclone –

  • Loose things outside the house should be tied or moved indoors.
  • Seal important documents and jewellery in a plastic bag.
  • Regularly inspect battery-operated as well as reserve power systems and practise actions to be taken in case of emergencies.
  • If you do not live in a mud house/hut, choose a part of the house as an emergency shelter and practise how members of the house will use the space during the cyclone.

Do’s in Cyclone –

  • Keep an emergency kit ready.
  • Stay away from windows.
  • Close some windows and keep some open so the pressure is maintained.
  • Stay at the centre of the room.
  • Stay away from the corners as debris often accumulates in the corners
  • Not to spread or believe in rumours

Dont’s in Cyclone –

  • Not to drive or ride any vehicle during the cyclone
  • Stay away from the damaged buildings.”
  • Do not move injured people unless it is absolutely safe to do so. It may cause more harm.
  • Do not allow oil and other flammable substances to spill. Clean immediately.

As a precautionary measure, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) earlier in the morning had called for a structural inspection of temporary COVID-19 health centres. The civic body directed the contractors of the respective healthcare facilities to again review the safety and stability of the structures set up by them. (ANI)

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