PM Modi to reach Odisha tommorow to review cyclone Yaas affected areas

  • | Thursday | 27th May, 2021

The Prime Minister will first reach Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, where he will hold a review meeting. He will then conduct an aerial survey of the affected areas of Balasore and Bhadrak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit several areas of Odisha and West Bengal affected by the cyclonic storm `Yaas`. He will also review the damage caused in both states. According to information received from government sources, the Prime Minister will first reach Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha, where he will hold a review meeting. He will then conduct an aerial survey of the affected areas of Balasore and Bhadrak in Odisha and East Midnapore districts of West Bengal.

The Prime Minister will hold a review meeting in West Bengal before returning to Delhi. Heavy rains occurred after the cyclonic storm `Yaas` knocked the eastern coasts of the country on Wednesday. The winds were travelling at a speed of 145 kilometres per hour, many houses were damaged, while the fields were flooded.

Four people died in the cyclone-related incidents while over 21 lakh people were evacuated to safer places in Odisha, West Bengal and Jharkhand. Three people died in Odisha and one person in West Bengal due to the cyclone.

The West Bengal government has claimed that at least 10 million people have been affected by this natural disaster. Yaas is the second cyclonic storm to hit the shores of the country within a week after `TaukTae`.


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