Cyclone Yaas: MoS Home Dibya Shankar Mishra To Camp In Balasore

Bhubaneswar: In view of the expected landfall of Cyclone Yaas at Balasore, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed Minister of State (MoS), Home, Dibya Shankar Mishra to reach Balasore today and camp there to monitor the situation.

Earlier today, Director General (DG) of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, had informed the Severe Cyclonic Storm is to intensify into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm today and to lay centred near Dhamra in Bhadrak district at around 5 AM on May 26.

It will cross the land in between north of Dhamra and south of Balasore in the afternoon of May 26.