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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.

Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Rain-Ravaged Similipal Fast Returning To Normalcy
Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Rain-Ravaged Similipal Fast Returning To Normalcy

The situation at Similipal was brought under control by swift relief and restoration works taken up on war footing by the concerned district administration, NDRF personnel, forest and fire services departments.

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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. 

Naveen Patnaik Requests Govt To Exempt GST From Vaccines
CM Naveen Directs Restoration On War-Footing, Seeks House Damage Reports In 7 Days

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday reviewed the restoration operations in the aftermath of Cyclone Yaas and directed officials to carry out the works on a war-footing basis.

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Moderate Flood Expected In Baitarani River Following Heavy Rain In Cyclone Yaas Aftermath

Moderate flood is expected in Baitarani River as heavy rainfall continued in Odisha in the aftermath of cyclone Yaas which made landfall on May 26th. According to the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner, Pradeep Jena water level in Baitarani River is above danger mark at Anandpur and Akhuapada.

Cyclone Yaas: Rescue & Restoration Operations
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha To Closely Monitor Evacuees, Restoration Personnel For Covid Symptoms

The Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department PK Mohapatra has written to the districts collectors of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Puri, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul and Khordha on Thursday.

BPUT Students To Get 2nd Chance To Clear Exams
BPUT Odd Semester Exams Rescheduled Due To Cyclone, Check New Dates

The Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) on Monday announced postponement of its scheduled odd semester (Regular/Back) online examinations on account of the cyclone Yaas and its after effects.

Opposition Targets Odisha Govt Over Housing Scheme After Large-Scale Evacuation Due To Cyclone

The Opposition parties in Odisha raised questions over the implementation of various housing schemes in the State after the government claimed that lakhs of people were evacuated from kutcha houses to safer places ahead of cyclone Yaas.

Over 300 Births Recorded Amid Cyclone Fury In Odisha, Parents Rush To Name Newborns 'Yaas'

Several of these children were born on Tuesday night, when the cyclonic storm was approaching the country's eastern coast, while there are others who saw the light of the world around the time when 'Yaas' made its landfall near Bahanaga, 50 km south of Balasore district

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#CycloneYaas Aftermath: CM Naveen Patnaik Undertakes Aerial Survey

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conducted an aerial survey today (May 27) to assess the damage caused by ‘Cyclone Yaas’. The CM conducted the survey of the worst-hit Kendrapara, Balasore and Bhadrak districts of the state.

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‘Yaas’ Impact: Similipal Receives Record Rainfall, Major Rivers In Spate

An all-time record rainfall triggered by the cyclone Yaas in Similipal on Wednesday night left many rivers originating from the area in spate disrupting communication at several places.

Number Of Indian Districts Affected By Cyclones Tripled After 2005
Number Of Indian Districts Affected By Cyclones Tripled After 2005

According to a CEEW study, after 2005, the yearly average of the number of districts in India affected by cyclones tripled and the cyclone frequency doubled. In the last decade alone, 258 districts were affected.

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.