Cyclone Yaas Live Updates: Next 12 Hours Are Crucial For Odisha And Bengal

Odisha and West Bengal under Red Alert as Cyclone Yaas is gradually intensifying and expected to cause landfall, heavy rainfall, and huge destruction. The upcoming 12 hours are very crucial for the coastal areas of India as Cyclone is heading with a greater speed of 9kmph which can reach up to 165kmph.

The IMD has warned locals and disaster response teams about the intensity of Cyclone and asked them to follow all precautionary measures.

Here Are The Cyclone Yaas Live Updates:

Cyclone Yaas Live Updates: Heavy Rainfall To Turn Into ‘Very Severe Cyclonic Storm’

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4 Districts Of Odisha Under Red Alert

After Cyclone Tauktae in the east, the cyclone Yaas will hit the northern areas. It will hit the Balasore between Sagar Island and Paradip and may cause landfall. Apart from Balasore, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, and Kendrapara, will likely experience heavy storm and rainfall.

These 4 districts are under red alert whereas Cuttack, Jajpur, Puri, Khorda, and Mayurbhanj are issued an orange alert. But the intensity of rainfall is likely to stronger in these areas as well. Thus, officials are asking locals to shift to shelter homes and vacate the coastal areas.

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Cyclone Yaas is already on the way and the weather of West Bengal is its indication. It will head northward in Odisha tomorrow i.e. 26th May somewhere around noon but with greater intensity.

Do’s And Don’ts By CMO Office 

149 NDRF Teams At Rescue Operation

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Around 149 teams of NDRF are working at two different levels to control the pre and post-cyclone yaas situations. 99 NDRF teams will monitor the ground situations and indulge in rescue, evacuation, and other operations.

Other 50 NDRF teams will be at the back support and involve in quick airlift operations.

Mass Evacuation And Cancellation Of All Major Operations 

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has requested locals to leave their respected homes and shift to shelter homes arranged by the disaster response teams.

No trains and ships will continue operation till the cyclone passes away. The states and NDRF teams are all set for the unexpected Cyclone. However, oxygen generation plants are running.

Apart from Odisha and Bengal, Bihar is also under alert for the next few days due to Cyclone Yaas.

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