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Mrunal Manmay Dash

As cyclone Yaas comes closer to make landfall on the east coast of India, the Eastern Railway has cancelled 25 running through this route.

A release by the Eastern Railway said, “25 Eastern coastal area bound trains will remain cancelled in view of Cyclone Yaas as a precautionary measure.”

The cancelled trains are as follows:

02510 Guwahati - Bangalore Cant. On May 24 and 25

05228 Muzaffarpur -Yesvantpur on May 24

02643 Ernakulam - Patna on May 24 and 25

05930 New Tinsukia - Tambaram on May 24

02254 Bhagalpur - Yesvantpur on May 26

02376 Jasidih - Tambaram on May 26

02507 Trivandrum Central - Silchar on May 25

02552 Kamakhya - Yesvantpur on May 26

02611 Chennai Central - New Jalpaiguri on May 26

08419 Puri - Jaynagar on May 27

08450 Patna - Puri on May 25

02249 KSR Bengaluru - New Tinsukia on May 25

02509 Bangalore Cant. - Guwahati on May 27 and 28

02508 Silchar - Trivandrum Central on 27 May

05929 Tambaram - New Tinsukia on May 27

02250 New Tinsukia - KSR Bengaluru on May 28

02551 Yesvantpur - Kamalchya on May 29

02612 New Jalpaiguri - Chennai Central on May 28

02644 Patna - Ernakulam on May 27 and 28

02516 Agartala - Bangalore Cant. On May 25

02515 Bangalore Cant. - Aganala on May 25

02253 Yesvantpur - Bhagalpur on May 29

06578 Guwahati - Yesvantpur on May 24

07029 Guwahati - Secunderabad on May 26

02375 Tambaram - Jasidih on May 29

The cyclone, which is predicted to hit the coastline as an extremely severe category storm, will have a sustained wind speed of 155 to 165 kmph during the landfall, informed Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday.

It is likely to make landfall somewhere between Odisha's Paradip and Sagar Islands, the southern-most part of West Bengal, predicted IMD.

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