Natural Calamity
India  /  Published 28.05.21

Cyclone Yaas-tied Odisha flash floods

Around 128 villages are still inundated and teams from the NDRF and Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force have been deployed with boats to rescue marooned people...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.05.21

State witnesses largest evacuation in history

More than 14,000 rescued n the southern part of the state...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Yaas: Planning helps and how

Preliminary reports indicate over 1 crore people affected, at least 3 lakh houses damaged and large areas inundated following breaches in embankments...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Army deploys 17 columns

They are equipped to evacuate the stranded, offer medical treatment, clear roads, cut trees and distribute material as required by the local district administration...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.05.21

Yaas pounds Odisha coast, 2 dead

High tidal waves inundated low-lying residential areas in Balasore and Bhadrak, leading NDRF personnel to move affected people to safer places...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.21

Tornado-like system strikes

Two persons died of suspected electrocution; scores of houses damaged as marauding wind swept Naihati-Bijpur-Halisahar belt in North 24-Parganas and parts of Hooghly...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.21

CM camps at Nabanna for Yaas combat

The storm will mainly affect East Midnapore, West Midnapore, North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Bankura, parts of Purulia, East and West Burdwan, and Birbhum...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.21

Before Yaas, winds and tides break dykes

Over two dozen earthen embankments in East Midnapore, South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganas were breached, inundating adjacent villages with saline water...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri , Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.21

Yaas: Instal Plus Code for faster rescue

The residents will have to instal the Google application on their smartphones so that they can share their location if they get trapped during the storm...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.05.21

Evacuation on in Odisha

With many people reluctant to shift to the cyclone shelters for fear of catching Covid, CM Naveen Patnaik issued an appeal asking people to cooperate with the officials...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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