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After Hitting Bengal, Odisha Cyclone Yaas To Weaken Into ‘Depression’. Heavy Rainfall To Continue In Odisha And Jharkhand

Subsequent to unleashing destruction in West Bengal and Odisha, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that cyclone Yaas, a name given by Oman, will step by step weaken into a ‘depression’ and will move northwards.

The climate division, nonetheless, has anticipated that rainfall will proceed in parts of Jharkhand and Odisha on Thursday. The IMD has likewise said that light rains with thunderstorms are additionally expected in West Bengal’s Kolkata, East and West Medinipur areas.

“Deep Depression over south Jharkhand and adjoining north interior Odisha moved northwestwards with about 07 kmph during past 6 hours and lay centred at 0530 hrs of May 27 over south Jharkhand and neighbourhood, about 70 km west-southwest of Jamshedpur and 70 km south south-east of Ranchi,” said the meteorological department.

“The system is very likely to move nearly northwards and weaken gradually into a Depression during the next 06 hours,” it said further.

In Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik has announced for a seven-day relief for all families of 128 marooned towns of the cyclone hit regions. Saying thanks to authorities and police staff for their endeavors, Pattnaik has vowed to reestablish significant streets and 80 percent power supply for commutation in the following 24 hours.

After the chief minister’s announcement, authorities have said that individuals from 128 areas will be given prepared food or preparing materials and dry nourishment for seven days. They additionally said that maintenance work is being done on 495 streets while power rebuilding work has begun in Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur and Kendrapara districts.

“The road communication to these villages remained cut off because water is still running on roads connecting them,” said Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena.

While the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that cyclone Yaas has caused weighty harms in West Bengal, influencing one crore individuals while almost three lakh houses and farmlands were damaged or obliterated.

Taking note of that more than 15 lakh individuals have been moved to secured shelters, Ms Banerjee said that the most extreme harm was caused in Hindolganj, Hashnabad, Sandeshkhali and Haora in North 24 Parganas just as Kulti, Namkhana, Gosaba, Basanti, Canning, Fraserganj and Budge in South 24 Parganas districts.

“West Bengal has been the most influenced in light of the fact that we additionally experienced elevated tide alongside the tornado rage. At any rate one crore individuals were affected, and three lakh houses and 134 dikes harmed,” the chief minister said.

With an increment in recurrence of cyclones hitting India, the IMD has said that it very well may be connected to climate change, adding that around five cyclones originate from Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal.

“It has been observed in recent days that the intense cyclones that develop in the Bay of Bengal have not shown many changes. On the other side, cyclones in the Arabian Sea have shown an increasing trend since 1990. As per the study, this increasing trend in intense cyclone frequency, can be related to climate change but analysis and studies (on this) are not sufficient,” IMD Director General Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra Mohapatra told told ANI.

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