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IN PICS: Thousands Evacuated In Odisha & Bengal, Rescue Teams Alerted As Cyclone Yaas Inches Closer
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IN PICS: Thousands Evacuated In Odisha & Bengal, Rescue Teams Alerted As Cyclone Yaas Inches Closer

Bhubaneswar: IMD Bhubaneswar (Odisha) on Tuesday reportedly said that Red alert -extremely heavy rainfall warning issued for Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore for today and tomorrow. Orange alert- heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Cuttack, Khorda and Puri today. We are expecting wind speeds of 150-160 kmph gusting 180kmph over Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore tomorrow as landfall is expected by noon. We have issued the highest danger warning for Dhamra and Paradip ports Source link
Evacuation drives, rescue teams and command centres: States gear up for Cyclone Yaas
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Evacuation drives, rescue teams and command centres: States gear up for Cyclone Yaas

As Cyclone Yaas looms closer to the eastern shores of India, states like Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh have sprung into action to ensure minimum loss of life and property. In the next 24 hours, Cyclone Yaas is expected to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm”, HR Biswas, Director of India Meteorological Department (IMD) Bhubaneshwar, told news agency ANI. It will make its landfall somewhere close to Paradip and Sagar islands around the evening hours of May 26. In a review meeting with chief ministers of the states concerned and representatives of Central ministries, Union Home Minister Amit Shah emphasised on evacuation of people from vulnerable areas. He also asked states to ensure their Covid infrastructure was not disrupted. Rescue operations to tack...
Yaas Cyclone LIVE: Gusty Winds With Rainfall In Bengal In Few Hrs, HM Amit Shah To Review Preparedness
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Yaas Cyclone LIVE: Gusty Winds With Rainfall In Bengal In Few Hrs, HM Amit Shah To Review Preparedness

Yaas Cyclone Live Updates West Bengal, Orissa: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that Cyclone Yaas (read as Yass) has developed on Monday morning over the east-central region of Bay of Bengal. Cyclone Yaas is expected to make landfall on Wednesday, the government of West Bengal and Odisha are on high alerts. The West Bengal government has begun evacuating people from low-lying areas of South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore districts. The India Meteorological Department predicted that Cyclone ‘Yaas’, which may turn out to be “very severe cyclonic storm", will make landfall somewhere between Paradwip in Odisha and Sagar in South 24 Parganas on May 26 evening at a speed ranging between 155 km/hr and 165 km/hr. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on May 23...
NDRF deployment in coastal dists would have saved lives: Fadnavis
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NDRF deployment in coastal dists would have saved lives: Fadnavis

Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, on Friday said that deployment of National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) along the coastal districts Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Raigad would have helped save many lives in the wake of Cyclone Tauktae. On a three-day tour of the three districts, Fadnavis has been visiting various villages to access the impact of the cyclone. At Deogad in Sindhudurg, on the last day of his visit, Fadnavis told mediapersons, “It’s unfortunate that the state government did not seek the help of NDRF despite advanced warning about the cyclone. Had it deployed NDRF at all coastal districts and sensitive villages, it would have helped save lives and restrict the devastation.” “Damage assessment of houses and horticulture is still underway...
IAF, Navy mobilise assets for emergency response to cyclone Tauktae
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IAF, Navy mobilise assets for emergency response to cyclone Tauktae

THE Indian Air Force (IAF) and Navy have mobilised their assets for various emergency response measures in view of Cyclone Tauktae, which is moving along the western coast of India. The IAF has deployed its various transport assets for airlift of rescue teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the cargo required for its rescue missions. The IAF had on Sunday deployed two C-130J and one An-32 transport aircraft for airlift of 167 personnel and 16.5 tonne of rescue equipment of the NDRF from Kolkata to Ahmedabad, the Ministry of Defence has said. Another C-130J and two An-32 aircraft carried 121 NDRF personnel and 11.6 tonne of load from Vijayawada to Ahmedabad and two C-130J aircraft transported 110 personnel and 15 tonnes of cargo for NDRF from Pune to Ahmed...
Cyclone Tauktae | The Navy began rescue operations after 410 people were stranded in Cyclone Tauktae – चक्रवाती तूफान ताउते में 410 लोगों के फंसे होने की सूचना, नौसेना ने बचाव कार्य शुरू किया वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर
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Cyclone Tauktae | The Navy began rescue operations after 410 people were stranded in Cyclone Tauktae – चक्रवाती तूफान ताउते में 410 लोगों के फंसे होने की सूचना, नौसेना ने बचाव कार्य शुरू किया वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

Cyclone Tauktae: अरब सागर में उभरे चक्रवाती तूफान ताउते की वजह से राज्य सरकारें सतर्क हैं. यह तूफान बड़ी तेजी से गुजरात की ओर बढ़ रहा है. मुंबई के करीब अरब सागर से अब तक दो एसओएस कॉल आए हैं. यानी आपदा में फंसे लोगों की जान बचाने के लिए दो कॉल आए हैं. 410 लोगों के फंसे होने की खबर है. मुंबई से करीब 175 किलोमीटर दूर बाम्बे हाई आइल फील्ड के पास नौका में कम से कम 273 लोग फंसे हुए हैं. सूचना मिलते ही भारतीय नौसेना ने दो जहाज बचाव कार्य के लिए भेज दिए हैं. Source link ...
Cyclone Tauktae: states on guard
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Cyclone Tauktae: states on guard

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram | May 16, 2021 2:54:53 am Torrential rains, fierce winds and high tidal waves wreaked havoc and claimed two lives in Kerala, as it lashed the state since Friday night, forcing the government to shift hundreds of families to relief camps, PTI reported Saturday quoting sources. Almost the entire state saw widespread uprooting of trees, waterlogging and disruption of power supply since Friday night. The Central Water Commission issued flood warning to the state. As IMD sounded ‘red alert’, indicating possibility of extremely heavy rainfall above 204 mm in 24 hours, in nine districts, the entire state was put on high vigil. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the impact of ...