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As part of the preparation, two Navy Diving Teams and five flood relief teams, comprising of specialized Navy personnel with associated equipment and inflatable boats, have been deployed.
Published on May 25, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Thousands of locals were evacuated as Cyclone Yaas is set to make landfall days after Cyclone Tauktae, which was also of similar intensity, killed more than 100 people in the country’s western coastal states.
Updated on May 25, 2021 12:56 PM IST
Cyclone Yaas is likely to make landfall near Balasore in north Odisha at a speed of 155 kmph to 165 kmph, gusting to 185 kmph, on May 26, the weather department said on Monday.
Published on May 25, 2021 08:39 AM IST
Cyclone Yaas intensified into severe cyclonic storm on Monday night. It is expected to make landfall early on Wednesday. Disaster relief teams have already been deployed in West Bengal and Odisha, which will face the brunt.
Published on May 25, 2021 07:51 AM IST
Speaking to ANI Lakshmi from Sandhakud in Paradeep said, "During the last cyclone, my family lost everything. We luckily survived. I have come here with my husband, daughter, and her children."
Updated on May 25, 2021 10:56 AM IST
Shah directed the states to make adequate power back-up arrangements in all Covid-19 hospitals, labs, vaccine cold chains and other medical facilities, said a statement issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Updated on May 25, 2021 06:16 AM IST
IMD had earlier said Yass would make landfall around Wednesday evening, but on Monday, it advanced the time.
Published on May 25, 2021 01:50 AM IST
With the Covid surge being much more pronounced than last year, the fear of contracting the infection remains uppermost in peoples minds.
Published on May 24, 2021 10:27 PM IST
In consultation with the telecom department, intra-circle roaming would be initiated in affected areas expected to be impacted by this cyclone, the COAI said adding this would enable any telecom subscriber to latch on to any working network and not just be dependent only on their own network.
Published on May 24, 2021 08:29 PM IST