Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday (May 26) promised to provide relief materials to all the families affected in the cyclonic storm Yaas. Reviewing the post-cyclone situation, the Chief Minister announced to provide seven days' relief materials to people of 128 villages which have been severely hit by the natural calamity.
These visuals show a intense sand storm at Paradip Beach just prior to the landfall of Cyclone Yaas in Odisha. The powerful wind and gust, coupled with a violent sea, painted a fearsome picture of the beach.
The Low Pressure over East-Central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a well-marked low pressure system, the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD informed on Sunday.