Power cuts are expected in several areas and communication will be disrupted. The met dept classified cyclone Yaas as a ‘category 3’ storm.
Severe cyclonic storm Yaas, that has caused havoc in several parts of the country. It have created a major strick near Dhamra Port in Odisha’s Bhadrak district.
The weatherman said that the cyclone will then move further towards Jharkhand leading to heavy rainfall in several areas like Jhargram, Bankura, and Purulia on Thursday. Power cuts are expected in several areas and communication will be disrupted. The met dept classified cyclone Yaas as a ‘category 3’ storm.
The MeT Department also warned of bending or uprooting of electric poles and disruption of railway services due to snapping of power lines and signaling systems. The constant lashing of the waves creates a scenario of scare. All vehicles except those involved in emergency services on the National Highway connecting Kolkata to Chennai routes will be closed from Tuesday midnight to Wednesday noon, announced Jajpur District Magistrate (DM) Chakravarti Singh Rathore.
By: Riya Siddhacharjee