Very severe Cyclone Yaas makes landfall over Odisha, Bengal coasts

Published on May 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

Cyclone Yaas made landfall around 9 am in the coastal districts of West Bengal. Northern Odisha coast is battered by heavy winds. One person has died in Odisha as heavy rain and strong winds batter the coastal districts of West Bengal since early morning.

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The weather department has predicted heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places in Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand. "Light to moderate rainfall expected at most places with heavy to very heavy rains at few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places in Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Balasore, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapara, and Keonjhargarh today," the IMD said.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

The weather department has predicted heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places in Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand. "Light to moderate rainfall expected at most places with heavy to very heavy rains at few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places in Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Balasore, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, Kendrapara, and Keonjhargarh today," the IMD said.(PTI)

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Water from the sea entered residential areas along New Digha Sea Beach in East Midnapore, West Bengal(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Water from the sea entered residential areas along New Digha Sea Beach in East Midnapore, West Bengal(ANI)

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Cyclone Yaas centred about 50 km South-Southeast of Balasore (Odisha). (IMD) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

Cyclone Yaas centred about 50 km South-Southeast of Balasore (Odisha). (IMD)

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Rain lashed Kolkata and several other cities of West Bengal on Wednesday morning.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rain lashed Kolkata and several other cities of West Bengal on Wednesday morning.(ANI)

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Meteorological Department, Gopalpur announced a Yellow alert in Odisha.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

Meteorological Department, Gopalpur announced a Yellow alert in Odisha.(ANI)

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Storm clouds hovered over the Royal Palace ahead of cyclone Yaas in Agartala on Tuesday.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

Storm clouds hovered over the Royal Palace ahead of cyclone Yaas in Agartala on Tuesday.(PTI)

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Villagers of South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal try to save their boat at Fraserganj, ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Yaas on Tuesday.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

Villagers of South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal try to save their boat at Fraserganj, ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Yaas on Tuesday.(PTI)

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Visual of rough sea in the Bay of Bengal ahead of Cyclone Yaas landfall, at Digha in East Midnapore district, on Tuesday.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

Visual of rough sea in the Bay of Bengal ahead of Cyclone Yaas landfall, at Digha in East Midnapore district, on Tuesday.(PTI)

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