Cyclone Update | The cyclone remained stationary in last six hour between 11.30 pm on May 23 and 5.30 am on May 24 | 2021 | may24 |

Cyclone Update | The cyclone remained stationary in last six hour between 11.30 pm on May 23 and 5.30 am on May 24 | 2021 | may24 |

The deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is likely to hit the Odisha-West Bengal coast on May 26 noon.

Cyclone Yaas Live Updates: The West Bengal government has begun evacuating people from low-lying areas of South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore districts after the India Meteorological Department predicted that cyclone “yash”  which may turn out to be “very severe cyclonic storm”, will make landfall somewhere between Paradwip in Odisha and Sagar in South 24 Parganas on May 26 evening at a speed ranging between 155 km/hr and 165 km/hr.

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is likely to hit the Odisha-West Bengal coast on May 26 noon.

“As per our earlier prediction, the deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm at 5.30 am today and it remained at about 540 south-southeast from Paradip and 650 km south-southeast from Balasore. The phenomenon was stationary in the last 6 hours,” weather expert Rajendra Jenamani said.

It will move in north-northwest direction and will intensify into a severe cyclonic storm by tomorrow (May 25) morning and a very severe cyclonic storm by May 26 morning, he said.

As per our latest analysis, it is likely to reach the coast between North Odisha and West Bengal in west-north Bay of Bengal in the early morning on May 26 and make landfall at around noon on the same day,” he maintained.

According to the Regional Meteorological Centre in Alipore, the cyclone Yaas is 670 kms away from the coast of Digha in West Bengal and is expected to turn into a severe cyclonic storm by Monday night. The India Meteorological Department on Sunday said that Cyclone Yaas will lash Odisha and West Bengal with “highly damaging wind speed” and can be compared to the damage with the last Cyclone, Amphan.Here are the live updates for Cyclone Yaas:

– Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to hold a meeting via video conference on Monday with the chief ministers of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to review preparations in view of cyclone Yaas.

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The IMD on Monday tweeted the course of Cyclone Yaas and said, “Depression over Eastcentral Bay of Bengal intensified into a Deep Depression and about 600 km north-northwest of Port Blair. To intensify into a Cyclonic Storm by 24th May morning and further into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm during the subsequent 24 hours.”

Under its impact, light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur in coastal parts of Odisha like Khurdha and Puri districts on May 24 night while Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj district are likely to experience heavy downpour on May 25, he pointed out.

The early prediction on wind speed has remained unchanged in the latest analysis. The wind speed will remain 150-165 kmph gusting up to 185 kmph, 

 Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had said that she had “extensively reviewed the disaster management preparedness with regards to the impending Yaas cyclone with all senior officers of relevant Central and state agencies along with DMs & SPs.

– The NDRF has formed 46 teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters, telecom equipment etc in four coastal states /UT — West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and — for relief and rescue operation. In addition, 13 teams are being airlifted for deployment on Sunday.

– The Railways cancelled two trains plying between Ranchi and Howrah and various trains running through Jharkhand, too, remain suspended between May 25 and May 26 as a preventive measure against Cyclone Yaas.

– Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of the state and central agencies to deal with the situation and called for a timely evacuation of those involved in offshore activities. The armed forces too are alert with the Navy putting on standby four warships and a number of aircraft. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has kept 11 transport aircraft and 25 helicopters ready to carry out humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations as part of preparations to deal with the situation arising out of Cyclone Yaas, officials said.

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Cyclone Yaas LIVE Updates: All Coastal Districts of Odisha on High Alert, Storm Likely to Hit State on May 26| Low Pressure Over Bay Of Bengal To Trigger Rain In Odisha From May 24: IMD| 2021 cyclone|

A cyclonic system over south-east and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger a low pressure area over east-central and north Andman sea today, the regional weather department informed.

The Odisha government has issued high alert in all coastal and adjoining districts in the state in view of the cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal. Odisha’s Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra, after a meeting with senior officials on Friday, said that the state administration is geared up to meet the eventuality if cyclone ‘Yaas’ has any impact on the state.

Mohapatra held a meeting with all line departments, NDRF, Coast Guard, INS Chilika, DG Police, and DG fire services on Friday, news agency ANI reported. Here are live updates on states preparedness for the emerging crisis:

Bhubaneswar: A cyclonic system over south-east and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger a low pressure area over east-central and north Andman sea today, the regional weather department informed.

“The low pressure area formed over the central Bay of Bengal is likely to move north-west ward and would intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 24. It is likely to hit the coast between Odisha and West Bengal by the morning of May 26,” 

Under its impact, light to moderate rainfall is likely to occur in most parts of coastal and central Odisha. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur in most of the places in the State after May 25, he pointed out. 

The rainfall intensity is likely to go up further in next few days with intensification of the system, Biswas maintained.

The fishermen have been advised to remain away from venturing into the deep Central Bay of Bengal between May 23 and 25. Similarly, they have been warned against fishing activities in North Bay of Bengal and near Odisha coast between May 25 and 27 as the sea condition would remain very rough during the period.

Special relief Commissioner Pradeep K Jena said two airplanes and ships of the Indian Coast Guard are patrolling in the sea to help fishing boats and guide ships to come to the shore before the cyclone hits the state.

➤ Suresh Mohapatra said the Odisha administration is fully prepared to cope with the cyclone. “As things will be more clear about the path of the cyclone in next two-three days, then we will decide that where we have to be more focused,” he said.

All the coastal districts from Ganjam to Balasore have been put on alert. The authorities of these districts have also been directed to stay prepared to launch evacuation drive and post-cyclone relief and rescue operation.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is also scheduled to review the prepardness over the IMD predicition of possible cyclone.

all concerned departments such as the electricity companies, health departments, rural and urban water supply departments Odisha Disaster Response Force, and NDRF teams have been put on alert to be in readiness with the manpower, material.

➤ Apart from putting the state’s districts on high alert in the wake of the IMD’s forecast of a possible cyclone crossing Odisha-West Bengal coast by May 26 morning, the state government urged the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard to be prepared for the emerging situation. Odisha’s Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra, after a meeting with senior officials, said that the state administration is geared up to meet the eventuality if cyclone ‘Yaas’ has any impact on the state.

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena, who held a series of meetings on the matter, spoke to collectors of 14 districts, different line departments, power distribution companies, telecom providers, authorities of NDRF, ODRAF, Odisha police, state Fire Service and apprised them about their role during the crisis.

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