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  • Cyclone Yaas likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm; To hit West Bengal and Odisha Coast on Wednesday

    Published on May 23, 2021

    Cyclone Yaas is likely to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm” and cross the Odisha and the West Bengal coasts on Wednesday. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, a low pressure area has formed over the east-central Bay of Bengal and the adjoining north Andaman Sea yesterday. It is likely to cross West Bengal and adjoining north Odisha and Bangladesh coasts around the evening of 26th May. Director IMD (Bhubaneswar) HR Biswas, said that North Coastal Odisha is likely to witness light to moderate rainfall from Tuesday.

    Our Bhubaneshwar correspondent reports that all the coastal districts in North Odisha have been  put on high and are ready with cyclone shelters.