Yaas weakened from VSCS to cyclonic storm at 5:30 P.M: IMD (Live Updates)

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) Yaas is likely to weaken during the next six hours, IMD said. It made landfall around 8:30 A.M. today, on 26th May, about 40 km South-Southeast of Balasore, Odisha, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Around 5,76,288 people have been evacuated in Odisha so far, with 60 ODRAF […]

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States gear up for Yaas

The evacuation process is expected to start today. Bengaluru: Disaster response teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters, and telecom equipment have been deployed in five states and union territories in view of Cyclone Yaas. Odisha is setting up cyclone shelters and temporary medical centres for relocating people who will be evacuated today. In Jagatsinghpur district alone, […]

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Third phase vaccination drive: A shot in the dark

With people struggling to find slots in Odisha’s third phase of the vaccination drive, some waiting in serpentine queues without social distancing, and others being on the wrong side of the digital divide unable to access registrations, India’s third phase of the vaccination drive amidst a raging pandemic is marred with issues. Mysuru: Sabya, a […]

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