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Cyclone Yaas Caused Loss Of Rs 610 Crore: Odisha Government

Odisha has suffered an estimated loss of Rs 610 crore due to the recent natural catastrophe, Cyclone Yaas. The state government has pegged the amount after a review meeting and it stated that the loss of Rs 520 crore was to the public sector while the private sector suffered damages worth Rs 90 crore. Notably, about 60 lakh people in 11,000 villages in the state were affected by the cyclone.

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 02:46 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Cyclone Yaas, Odisha, naveen patnaik, financial loss

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Union Govt Announces Rs 1,000 Cr Assistance For WB, Jharkhand, Odisha

After taking an aerial survey of cyclone Yaas–ravaged areas, the Centre has announced an financial aid of Rs 1,000 crore to Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal. While Odisha will receive Rs 500-crore grant on an urgent basis, West Bengal and Jharkhand will have to submit damage reports first to avail the assistance. The… read-more

Sat, 29 May 2021 - 12:21 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, aerial survey, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Cyclone Yaas

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'Orange' Flood Warning In 3 States; 'Red' Alert In Jharkhand, Bihar

After heavy downpours in several states due to Cyclone Yaas, the Central Water Commission on May 26 issued an 'Orange bulletin' predicting floods in Odisha, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. Likewise, a 'Red' alert was issued for Bihar, Jharkhand, and parts of Uttar Pradesh, said RK Jenamani, a Senior Scientist at the Indian Meteorological Department. The met body also forecasted ‘Yaas’ effect including lightening and gusty winds for another 36 hours… read-more

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 05:04 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Cyclone Yaas, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Floods, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Odisha, Tamil Nadu

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Guards warn people at coast ahead of Cyclone Yaas

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Cyclone 'Yaas' Likely To Make Landfall At Odisha Around May 26 Noon

According to the IMD forecasts, the Cyclone Yaas as named by Oman will likely make a landfall at the Odisha and Bengal coast around May 26 noon. With state governments already watchful over the conditions, the Indian Coast Guard have been deployed to deal with cyclone urging people to stay safe. The authorities have also requested people out in the sea to return to land as soon as possible.

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 08:55 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Cyclone Yaas, Natural Disasters, India Meteorological Department , Odisha, West Bengal, Balasore

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Cyclone Yaas precautions, a water-raft.

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Bengal Govt Deploys Special Team, Control Room Ahead Of Cyclone Yaas

The West Bengal government has taken necessary precautions for cyclone Yass expected to make landfall on May 26. Creating control rooms, the authorities have planned to deploy 22 disaster management groups with tree cutters and electric technicians to help power outages. The police have also roped a team of HAM radio operators from WB Radio Club to assist. PM Modi held a review meeting on May 23 to check preparedness.

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 04:50 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Cyclone Yaas, West Bengal, control room, PM Narendra Modi

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Cyclone Yaas Likely To Landfall In May End: IMD Warns Bengal, Odisha

BThe Indian Meteorological Department has warned Odisha and West Bengal of Cyclone 'Yaas' which is expected to hit in May end. However, the date, time, place and intensity of the landfall are yet to be announced. Directing the officials to stay alert and start the operations for relief procedures, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee asked authorities to deploy Coast guard, BSF, NDRF units at vulnerable points.

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 03:46 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Cyclone Yaas, West Bengal, Orissa, INDIAN METEOROGICAL DEPARTMENT

Courtesy: The Times of India