Cyclone Luban shakes coastal Goa before moving away; MET dept says no danger

11 Oct 2018 08:48 PM

The Tourism department was forced to issue a advisory to tourists: Do not venture into the sea till Sunday the 14th. The MET department has also advised Goan fisherman not to venture into the high seas.

This was after Cyclone Luban gave Coastal Goa got a good scare. Waves completely engulfed beaches in Candolim, Calangute, Baga and Benaulim.

Unsuspecting tourists and shocked shack owners were sent scurrying for cover as the waves just kept on coming higher and higher. Watch these visuals of coastal Goa.

The Met Department director Mohan Lal Sahu told Goa 365 that said Cyclone Luban has moved  away from Goa’s coast to the west –northwest of Arabian Sea.

But on Wednesday and Thursday waves rose higher than expected and engulfed  coastal north Goa especially Candolim and Calangute. But the tourism department has asked tourists not to venture into the sea till Sunday.

And that shack owners should be careful as there could be a possibility of high waves and breeze. The withdrawal of the monsoon could also be delayed.



Desk: Glenn Costa | Camera: Yeshwant Parab

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