Cyclone YAAS: Chief Secretary Convenes Emergency Meeting To Review Evacuation

Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, Development Commissioner and Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena along with senior officers reviewed the progress of evacuation from the vulnerable areas which are likely to the affected by cyclonic storm YAAS.

According to the office of the Chief Secretary, the senior officials also reviewed the progress of ground-level implementation of the disaster management work schedule for saving the lives of the people within the framework of Covid guidelines.

The approaching storm has intensified into a very severe cyclone and is about 180 kilometres from Paradeep. The system will move closer to Dhamra on wee hours of Wednesday and make a landfall during the afternoon.