Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today conduct an aerial survey of the areas affected by Yas storm in West Bengal and Odisha.
The low pressure area formed in the East-Central Bay of Bengal, intensified and turned into a storm. The storm was named Yass. The storm intensified and became an intense storm.
The heels crossed the border yesterday near Balasore between Paradip and Sagar Island between the North Odisha-West Bengal coast. The storm took up to 3 hours to cross the coast.
Widespread rains lashed several parts of Odisha and West Bengal due to Yas storm.
Many have been affected. This is causing strong hurricane force winds in the area. The storm took up to 3 hours to cross the coast.
Widespread rains lashed several parts of Odisha and West Bengal due to Yas storm. As many as 6 lakh people in Odisha and 11.5 lakh in West Bengal have been sheltered due to the storm. Rescue operations went fast.
An immediate review meeting was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the damage caused by Yas storm. The officials elaborated on the various precautionary measures, impact assessment and related matters.
Following this, Prime Minister Modi goes there to study the impact of storms and rains.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today Odisha And will travel to West Bengal. He will chair review meetings to assess the impact of the storm on these two states. The Prime Minister will conduct an aerial survey of the storm-affected areas in the two states.