Articles about Cyclone Yaas

Kolkata: Durga puja committees cut costs to support orphans, poor

06 Sep 2021

India
Kolkata: Durga puja committees cut costs to support orphans, poor

With West Bengal still recovering from the ravages of the COVID-19 second wave and Cyclone Yaas, several Durga puja committees in Kolkata have decided to allot a portion of this year's budget for humanitarian causes.

Over 4,000 evacuated from Yaas-hit islands amid high tide warning

09 Jun 2021

India
Over 4,000 evacuated from Yaas-hit islands amid high tide warning

More than 4,000 inhabitants of Cyclone Yaas-hit Mousuni and Ghoramara islands in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district have been evacuated to safety following warning of new moon high tides on June 11 and June 26, a state minister said on Wednesday.

Coastal districts of Odisha need disaster-resilient infrastructure: Central team

09 Jun 2021

India
Coastal districts of Odisha need disaster-resilient infrastructure: Central team

With Odisha frequently facing natural calamities, an Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT), which is in the state to make an on-the-spot assessment of damages caused by Cyclone Yaas, said coastal districts require more disaster-resilient infrastructure, official sources said.

Central teams reach Bengal, Odisha to assess cyclone damage

07 Jun 2021

India
Central teams reach Bengal, Odisha to assess cyclone damage

A seven-member Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT), which will assess the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas in West Bengal by visiting affected areas, reached Kolkata on Sunday evening, an official said.

'Don't insult me': Mamata Banerjee on PM Modi meeting row

29 May 2021

Politics
'Don't insult me': Mamata Banerjee on PM Modi meeting row

Hitting back strongly at PM Narendra Modi's government Saturday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accused his office of humiliating her and spreading fake, one-sided news over her meeting with him to review the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas in the state.

National Parks with mangrove cover endured 'negligible damage' from Yaas

29 May 2021

India
National Parks with mangrove cover endured 'negligible damage' from Yaas

The Similipal National Park and the Bhitarkanika National Park (BNP) experienced negligible damage due to their dense tree cover as tropical Cyclone Yaas barreled through coastal and Northern Odisha, a forest department official said on Friday.

Cyclone-induced rain submerges many villages in three Odisha Districts

29 May 2021

India
Cyclone-induced rain submerges many villages in three Odisha Districts

Several villages in Odisha's Bhadrak and Jajpur districts were on Friday inundated due to flash floods in the river Baitarani and its tributaries, while a swollen river Subarnarekha, triggered by incessant rain under Cyclone Yaas impact, affected three blocks of Balasore District, reports said.

Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi meets Mamata Banerjee, announces compensation

28 May 2021

India
Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi meets Mamata Banerjee, announces compensation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, where she submitted a preliminary report on the damages caused by the recent Cyclone Yaas.

'Yaas' is now a popular baby name in Odisha

28 May 2021

India
'Yaas' is now a popular baby name in Odisha

As the Odisha administration battled Cyclone Yaas, which ripped through the state causing widespread destruction, at least 750 births were registered in 10 districts of the state, with some families rushing to name their newborns after the menacing storm, officials said.

Ten rescued after boat capsizes owing to Cyclone Yaas

26 May 2021

India
Ten rescued after boat capsizes owing to Cyclone Yaas

The NDRF, together with the district administration of Jagatsinghpur in Odisha, has rescued 10 people from a river after their boat capsized, amid rough weather conditions under the influence of Cyclone Yaas.