Cyclone Yaas Update: ODRAF ready-team of 22 members arrived in Odisha, high alert in 5 states like Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands including West Bengal.
Cyclone Yaas Update: Many states have been destroyed in the past by Cyclone Tauktae, which came from the Arabian Sea. There has been no relief from the damage caused by this hurricane, and now Cyclone Yaas is threatening the country’s eastern shore. The process of becoming a low pressure area has started in the middle eastern region of the Bay of Bengal, according to the Meteorological Department(IMD). It will take the form of cyclonic storm Yaas by 24 May.
On the evening of May 26, Cyclone Yaas could landfall the coasts of West Bengal and Odisha. The Odisha government has issued a high alert in the coastal regions due to the possibility of cyclonic storm Yaas. In addition, teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have starting to arrive in West Bengal and Odisha.
Cyclone Yaas Update In Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Derected To All Officers.
Following the news of Cyclone Yaah in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik directed to the all officers to tread carefully and ensure that the virus infection does not spread due to the crowding in cyclone shelters.
“For any crisis management, our only motto is ‘All lives are valuable.’ So our most important work in this scenario is in low and vulnerable locations, where people living in have to be evacuated to safe places,” CM Naveen Patnaik said, instructing officer to take efforts to protect people’s lives.
He asked that the campaign be monitored by the District Collectors and the SP. In light of the storm, the Chief Minister further suggested that the disaster management team ODRAF, NDRF, road clearance machine, and all required equipment for rescue operations be kept on standby at all critical locations. Clear at all important places affected by Yash Strom.
On the other hand, on Saturday, the first 22-member team of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) arrived in Paradip, Jagatsinghpur, to fight the cyclonic storm Yaas. The center of cyclone Yaas was recorded below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, according to Sangram Keshari Mahapatra, Collector of Jagatsinghpur, although no tsunami warning has been issued so far.
“Hurricane Yaas is predicted to track northwest,” Mahapatra said. The state administration is attempting to save as many people as possible from the disaster. All preparations are being accelerated by the administration. The fishermen who went out to sea to fish are being forced back.
At the same time, the Center has asked the states of Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, including the Andaman & Nicobar Islands to ensure that health centres have adequate supplies of necessary medicines and resources. So that any emergency during the Yaas storm may be dealt with.
Cyclone Yaas Update In West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee convened a high-level meeting.
Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, convened a high-level meeting in the state secretariat on May 22. Relief supplies have been dispatched to sensitive locations, and officials have been asked to move people in coastal and river areas to a safe spot, according to Chief Minister Banerjee, who conducted a high-level meeting with all officers.
Mamata Banerjee tweeted, This afternoon I took a meeting with the all officers like concerned Central and State agencies, District Magistrates and Superintendents of Police to review the preparedness of disaster management in view of possible “cyclone Yaas“.