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Tag: Cyclone Yaas

MHA Approves Rs 3,063.21 Cr As Natural Calamity Aid To 6 States
MHA Approves Rs 3,063.21 Cr As Natural Calamity Aid To 6 States

During the financial year 2021-22, the Central Government has released Rs 17,747.20 crore to 28 states for their SDRF and an additional fund of Rs 3,543.54 crore has been released to seven states from NDRF too, officials added.

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Cyclone Yaas: Panchayat Officials Detained By Locals Over 'Partiality' In Relief Distribution

Gram Panchayat officials of Rajgharpokharia under Basudevpur block of Bhadrak were detained by angry locals over impartial distribution of cyclone Yaas relief rice

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BJP Slams Odisha Govt Over No Fixed Time Limit For Release Of Cyclone Yaas Financial Assistance

The Odisha unit of the BJP on Friday slammed the State government for not setting a definite time limit to provide financial assistance to compensate the farmers affected by Cyclone Yaas that hit the State on May 26

'Yaas' Ruins Century Old Enchanting Colonial Seaside Sunderban Retreat
'Yaas' Ruins Century Old Enchanting Colonial Seaside Sunderban Retreat

The historical bungalow which served as a retreat where the rulers of Bengal entertained the high and mighty, could not withstand the might of the storm surge the cyclone brought on May 26, Namkhana Block Development Officer (BDO) Santanu Singha Thakur said.

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Odisha CM Announces Package For Yaas-Hit Farmers  

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced financial assistance to compensate farmers affected by Cyclone Yaas that hit the State on May 26. 

Monsoon To Enter Odisha In Next 2-3 Days

A Low-pressure area is likely to form over the North Bay of Bengal and its adjoining area by June 11.

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Odisha Govt Taking Casual Approach In Post-Cyclone Rehabilitation: Pratap Sarangi

Union Minister Pratap Sarangi today came down heavily on Odisha government for allegedly sitting silent after evacuating people during cyclone ‘Yaas’ that had hit the coast in north Odisha on May 26 leaving a trail of destruction.

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Cyclone Yaas May Have Actually Helped Indian Rice Growers

The damaging cyclone Yaas, which brought life to a standstill in several eastern states including West Bengal and Odisha just last month has also brought cheer to many just ahead of the rice sowing season.

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Low Pressure Likely Around June 11, IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall Over Several Odisha Districts

It has been hardly two weeks since Cyclone Yaas ravaged parts of Odisha, the India Meteorological Centre (IMD) has predicted formation of another low-pressure area over North Bay of Bengal (BoB) around June 11. This may cause the Southwest Monsoon to advance into most parts of Odisha.

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Bus Turns Shelter For Cyclone Yaas-Hit Family In Odisha
Bus Turns Shelter For Cyclone Yaas-Hit Family In Odisha

For the family of Hemant Das, the sky was so blue and serene but on May 26, suddenly everything changed. Clouds darkened over their fate just like the sky when hostile winds and torrential downpour made their life miserable.

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Central Team To Arrive In Odisha Tomorrow To Assess Cyclone Yaas Damages

A seven-member central team will arrive in Odisha tomorrow to assess the damage caused by cyclone Yaas which hit the State on May 26.

Bureaucracy in West Bengal during PM Modi's visit for assessment of damage caused Cyclone Yaas
Defying Protocols, The Chief Secretary Wasn't Right

It was an unprecedented situation India witnessed at Kalaikunda on 28th May, 2021, during the Prime Minister’s visit -- soon after the Cyclone Yaas -- to take stock of the damage the cyclone brought about to West Bengal.

Odisha BJP Finds Lapses In Govt’s Cyclone Preparedness, Demands Early Compensation To Victims

Raising question over the State government's claims of smooth management of cyclone ‘Yaas’, the Odisha unit of BJP on Thursday alleged that the Revenue and Disaster Management department had not prepared itself, as required, much before the storm hit the coast.

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Cyclone Yaas: Govt, Private Property Worth Rs 610 Crore Damaged In Odisha

Government property to the tune of Rs 520 crore and private property worth Rs 90 crore had been damaged in Cyclone Yaas

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Over 19 Lakh People Affected, 1 Dies Due To Cyclone Yaas In Balasore District

To be exact, as many as 19,23,699 living in 2,722 villages in the 12 blocks of Balasore district have been affected by Cyclone Yaas.

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Cyclone Yaas: Congress Picks Holes In Odisha Govt's Relief Distribution 

The Odisha unit of Congress on Tuesday criticised the State government over the management of cyclone Yaas and relief distribution in the aftermath of the natural calamity.

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Cyclone Yaas: Odisha Pegs Loss To Water Resources Dept At Rs 87 Crore

The Water Resources Department has incurred a loss of Rs 87 crore due to the Cyclone ‘Yaas’ and heavy rain in the aftermath of the storm that battered the vast areas of north Odisha.

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Cyclone Yaas Aftermath - Lives And Livelihood Uprooted

Though the very severe cyclone Yaas, which left a trail of devastation in Balasore and other districts of Odisha on May 26 spared lives, it blown up everything shattering many lives in the State.

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Odisha Plans Long Saline Embankment On Coasts To Prevent Storm Surge 

Water Resources department chief engineer Jyotirmaya Rath today said that the government has prepared a Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Rs 6000-7000 crore for a long-term plan to check high tides during storm.

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Odisha CM Proposes Long-term Solutions During PM Modi's Cyclone Yaas Review

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik proposed two long-term solutions during the Prime Minister's post-Cyclone Yaas review meeting on Friday (May 28). The Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Pradeep Jena informed that the Chief Minister requested for a modern technology-based cyclone resilient electricity system. The Commissioner also said that the state asked the Prime Minister for long-term measures for protection of coastal areas from frequent cyclones in the state.

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Puffed Rice, Biscuits As Food For ‘Yaas’ Evacuees!

The government’s tall claims of smooth management of evacuation during the recent cyclone ‘Yaas’ has fallen flat after hundreds of people at Lunga panchayat under Basudevpur block in the district who took shelter at a school building alleged sub-standard service of food to them for the last five days, thanks to administrative apathy.

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. 

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.

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PM Modi Announces Rs 500 Cr Assistance For Cyclone Yaas-Hit Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted an aerial survey of the cyclone-hit areas of the State and announced Rs 500 crore financial assistance for immediate relief activities.

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.