Weather Updates

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’ 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.

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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.

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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.

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Cyclone Yaas In Odisha: The Devastation & Immediate Restoration

A very severe cyclonic storm Yaas pounded the coastal districts in north Odisha when it hit the coast around 9 AM on Wednesday. Several low lying areas were inundated and trees uprooted amid the storm surge. Apprehensive of an extensive damage, the Odisha government had evacuated over six lakh people from low-lying and vulnerable areas of north coastal and adjoining districts, which has reportedly ensured zero casualty in the calamity. After the landfall process was complete, immediate road clearance was done by NDRF, ODRAF and police personnel for restoration of normalcy. Here are some pictures of the devastation and the post cyclone restoration works carried out in all the affected areas.

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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More Rains In Store For Odisha; Red Warning Issued For 9 Districts

Though the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas has weakened and turned into a Severe Cyclonic Storm, several districts of Odisha are very likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall under its influence.

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Very Severe Cyclone Yaas Has Lowest Wind Speed Since 1999, Monsoon Odisha Onset To Delay

Even as Cyclone Yaashas made landfall at 15km south of Balasore with a packing wind speed of 120kmph, the fact to the fore is its wind speed has been the lowest since 1999

Oxygen Supply
Despite Cyclone Yaas, Odisha Maintains Liquid Oxygen Supply To Nation

Despite being hit by Cyclone Yaas, the Odisha government has ensured the uninterrupted supply of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) which is required by several states where the cases of Covid-19 are still high. State government officials said that the uninterrupted supply of LMO was due to proper planning by the government

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Cyclone Yaas: ‘Next 12 Hrs Crucial For Mayurbhanj, Flash Flood Likely In Budhabalang’

As the Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas made landfall between Bhadrak and Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday morning, the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) warned the people of Mayurbhanj district to exercise extreme caution for the next 12 hours.

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Cyclone Yaas: No Flood In Subarnarekha, Says Top Odisha WRD Official

The Chief Engineer of Odisha Water Resources Department (WRD) Jyotirmaya Rath dismissed reports raising fears of flood in Subarnarekha river following cyclone Yaas that battered Balasore and Bhadrak districts today.

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Cyclone Yaas Completes Landfall, Weakens Into Severe Cyclone

The landfall process of "very severe" cyclonic storm 'Yaas' in Bay of Bengal has completed and it has weakened into "severe cyclonic" storm

Cyclone Yaas: Rescue & Restoration Operations
Cyclone Yaas: Restoration, Rescue Operations Begin On War-Footing In Storm-Hit Odisha-WB

With the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas weakening into a severe category after ripping through the north-coast of Odisha.

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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.

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Cyclone Yaas: Landfall Between North Of Dhamra and South of Balasore, Will Take 4 Hrs To Complete

The landfall process has started and the process will take nearly 3-4 hrs, as Yaas is not a fast-moving cyclone. The motion will reduce to half when it touches Odisha landmass.

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.

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Cyclone Yaas Updates: Rainfall, Decreased Intensity Of Storm & More

With very severe cyclone Yaas about to hit Odisha-West Bengal coasts in few hours, the Regional Meteorological Department has issued more updates on the forecast and impact of the storm so far. 

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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. 

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Tornado Hits Hooghly And North 24 Parganas

Just a few hours before the landfall of 'Yass' a miniature tornado created havoc in parts of Hooghly and North 24 Parganas on Tuesday evening. Though the weather department said that these kinds of tornadoes are common ahead of a major cyclone but also admitted that it is very unlikely at a place which is nearly 210 kilometres away from the landfall.

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.

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‘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).