Cyclone Yaas

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

29 May 2021

'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

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

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

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

'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

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.