Cyclone Yaas Update: The Yaas, the Middle, and the States are all preparing for the incoming cyclone. After passing through the Arabian Sea a few days ago, Cyclone Yaah is now forming in the Bay of Bengal. There’s a chance of heavy winds as a result of this.
Following the recent Cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea, coastal states’ concerns have grown as the Yaas Cyclone forms in the Bay of Bengal. In light of this, all safety steps are being taken. The NDRF team, as well as other necessary equipment, is being shipped to coastal states on time. As a precautionary measure, some trains have been cancelled.
The cyclonic storm Yaas is threatening five states, including West Bengal, according to the Meteorological Department. Let us remind you that the one-week-long assault also wreaked havoc in five states in South-West India. Yash storms, according to the meteorological department, can produce strong winds of 155 to 165 kmph. It will have the greatest effect in West Bengal and Odisha.
Cyclone Yaas Update: The low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal has now become a pressure region, according to the Meteorological Department. According to the Odisha Meteorological Department, there is a chance of a further increase in the north-northwest of the pressurised region, as well as a cyclonic storm Yaah by the morning of May 24 and a strong cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours.
By the morning of May 26th, it is forecast to landfall the coasts of West Bengal, Sagar Island and Odisha, Paradip on the 26th of May, it is predicted to pass through Paradip. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting to review the situation, keeping in mind the arrangements to deal with it.
In view of this storm, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Andaman and Nicobar have high alert. Due to this, there is a possibility of heavy rains in many areas of the east coast of Andaman and Nicobar. After that, there’s a chance that the danger level will rise. In light of the Yaas storm, the Center and the states have tightened their belts. In Odisha, 66 ODRF teams have been deployed, along with 22 NDRF teams and 177 fire and rescue teams.
At the same time, the Navy, Air Force, and Army have been put on high alert due to the danger of the Cyclone Yaas landfall in Odisha’s Paradip West Bengal’s Sagar Island coastal areas. A team of doctors has also been put on standby in addition to the Coastguard, Disaster Relief Team, and Life Jacket. Fishermen in coastal states, especially West Bengal and Odisha, have been told not to go out into the sea. They have also been asked to stay away from the coast.
In view of Cyclone Yaas, the centre has also released a guideline. As a result, the states have been asked to switch to Attic mode for the Emergency Command System, Operation Center, and Control Room. Prepare to move patients and locals from hospitals in storm areas to safe locations, and begin a management plan for this.
States have been urged to set up surveillance units and be prepared for diseases like dengue and malaria in light of the corona epidemic. States have also been told to keep medicine on ready.