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PM Modi's Special Concern For Odisha - Prompt & Proactive
PM Modi's Special Concern For Odisha: Prompt & Proactive

It was in May last year when India was battling the first wave of Covid pandemic and no picture of any vaccine in sight, when the nature struck with super ferocity with a tropical cyclone, probably the strongest the country's eastern coast had faced since two decades ago, the Prime Minister turned his attention fast towards Odisha where the storm had brushed along causing major damages before wreaking havoc in Bengal. 

Odisha Cop Arrested For 'Raping' Woman Constable On Cyclone Yaas Duty
Odisha Cop Arrested For 'Raping' Woman Constable On Cyclone Yaas Duty

The matter came to the fore after the woman constable lodged a complaint in this regard at the Balasore Town Police Station on Friday.

Cyclone Yaas Restoration in Odisha
Cyclone Yaas: Roadways, Water Supply Restoration In Full Swing In Odisha

The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.

Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rainfall Likely To Trigger Medium Flood In Subarnarekha River
Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rainfall Likely To Trigger Medium Flood In Subarnarekha River

The water-level in the upper stream of Subarnarekha at Jamshola Ghat in West Bengal-Odisha border touched the danger-level at around 9 pm yesterday.

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Cyclone Yaas-Induced Rain In Jharkhand Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Subarnarekhaha

Incessant rain under the impact of cyclone Yaas has triggered flood-like situation in Subarnarekha river which is flowing above the danger mark at Jamosala ghat in Balasore district. 

PM Modi Conducts Aerial Survey Of Cyclone-Hit Areas In Gujarat
PM Modi To Visit Cyclone-Hit Areas Of Odisha Tomorrow

Modi will first land in Bhubaneswar tomorrow and hold a review meeting. He will then proceed for an aerial survey in the affected areas of Balasore and Bhadrak.

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena
Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Moderate Flood In Baitarani River, 3 Lives Lost In Odisha

The inflow of water has increased in Budhabalanga and Subarnarekha rivers due to the cyclone-triggered rainfall but there are no chances of flood in these two rivers.

Odisha CM Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Cyclone Yaas-Hit Areas To Assess Damages 
Odisha CM Undertakes Aerial Survey Of Cyclone Yaas-Hit Areas To Assess Damages 

CM Naveen Patnaik has announced a seven-day relief for 128 villages in Balasore and Bhadrak districts that were marooned by the tidal surge and heavy downpour on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha Agriculture Minister Seeks Preliminary Damage Reports In 24 Hrs

A day after cyclone ‘Yaas’ ravaged the coastal districts especially Balasore, Bhadrak and Kendrapara in the State, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Department on Thursday sought a preliminary report on the damages from the concerned authorities.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Aftermath: Baitarani In Spate, Others Flowing Below Danger Mark B

There is no threat  of flash flood in major rivers in northen Odisha as the water level is flowing below danger mark in several rivers other than Baitarani despite overnight rains under the impact of the cyclonic storm. 

Cyclone Yaas Restoration & Relief
Cyclone Yaas: Updates From Affected Regions In Odisha

Strong winds coupled with torrential rainfall in the wake of very severe cyclonic storm Yaas have wreaked havoc in several coastal and interior districts of Odisha. 

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha CM To Conduct Aerial Survey In Worst-Hit Regions Today

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to conduct an aerial survey of cyclone ‘Yaas’-hit regions in Kendrapara, Balasore and Bhadrak district in the afternoon today.

Covid-19 Negative Report Rule
Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Update: Rain, Wind Effect In Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Several Places Waterlogged, No Flash Flood Threat In Budhabalanga, Baitarani

Even as cyclone ‘Yaas’ which crossed the north Odisha coast yesterday has weakened into a depression, the impact of the storm is still felt at several places in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore and adjoining districts with heavy wind and rain.

Cyclone Yaas
Cyclone Yaas Leaves Trail Of Destruction In North Odisha; Sea Water Maroons Many Places

Uprooted trees, disrupted communication lines, floating cars, damaged houses and perplexed human faces.These are sights which greet one while passing through the cyclone ravaged Balasore and Bhadrak districts on Wednesday.

Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha CM Naveen Announces 7-Day Relief For Affected Families

The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours. 

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’: No Major Damages Reported As Storm Crosses Odisha Coast

The very severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas' has crossed north Odisha coast at 20 km south of Balasore between 10 and 11.30AM  today.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Makes Landfall, Phenomenal Sea Condition Till Tomorrow: IMD DG

Very severe cyclonic storm Cyclone ‘Yaas’ started processing for landfall at around 9 am, which will continue till next three hours for completion.

Cyclone Yaas: JTWC Changes Landfall Place To Mouth of Budhabalanga River Estuary
Cyclone Yaas Makes Landfall On Odisha Coast, To Continue For 3 to 4 Hours

The Director-General of India Meteorological Department Mrutyunjay Mohapatra has informed that the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas has made landfall on Odisha coast between north of Dhamra and south of Balasore at around 9 am today.

Cyclone Yaas Landfall
Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas Nears Odisha-WB Coast With Ferocious Intensity 

The very severe cyclonic storm Yaas has already started to batter the northern coastline of Odisha with powerful winds and rain as it is set to make landfall in a few hours from now. As per the statement of the India Meteorological Department, the storm will cross the Odisha-Bengal coasts to the north of Dhamra and south of Balasore around noon today with sustained wind speed of 130 to 140 kmph. 

Cyclone Yaas: JTWC Changes Landfall Place To Mouth of Budhabalanga River Estuary
Cyclone Yaas: JTWC Changes Landfall Place To Mouth of Budhabalanga River Estuary

Earlier today the well known cyclone prediction centre has made a forecast that Cyclone Yaas will be making landfall near Bhitarkanika National Park.

Cyclone Yaas
‘Yaas' Turns Into 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm', Lays Centered About 180Km Off Paradip

Cyclonic storm Yaas has turned into a 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm' and is currently moving at a speed of about 15kmph in the sea, informed the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

Cyclone Yaas in Odisha amid Covid-19 pandemic
For Covid-hit Odisha, ‘Cyclone Yaas’ Couldn’t Have Come At A Worse Time

Move over Covid-19; Cyclone ‘Yaas’ is here! With the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ in the Bay of Bengal all set to wreak havoc on the northern coast, Corona has expectedly taken a backseat in the state.

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Cyclone Yaas: Villagers Allege No Electricity, Cooked Food At Cyclone Shelter

At a time when the State machinery is busy in evacuating people from the line of fire of Cyclone Yaas, allegations of mismanagement at a cyclone shelter in Baunshagadia village under Balasore’s Bahanaga block dampened the spirit of other people who wanted to shift to shelter points.

Cyclone Evacuation
Over 2 Lakh Evacuated In Odisha As Cyclone Yaas Inches Closer

The maximum number of 74,132 people have been shifted in Balasore district, followed by 73,103 from Bhadrak and 41.685 from Kendrapara