The Odisha authorities on Thursday additionally directed the involved departments to take precautionary measures towards cyclonic storm Yaas.
Whereas the IMD on Wednesday predicted the formation of a doable cyclonic storm over the northern Bay of Bengal by Might 25, the precise location of landfall on Might 26 is but to be ascertained, mentioned Pradeep Kumar Jena.
In the meantime, Cyclone Tauktae claimed a complete of 19 lives in Maharashtra whereas 37 individuals have been injured in cyclone-related incidents, the state catastrophe administration authority mentioned on Thursday night. Deaths have been reported from seven districts, it mentioned in a report.
In Gujarat, as many as 79 folks have misplaced their lives in incidents associated to cyclone Tauktae. The authorities carried out restoration work in affected areas and launched harm evaluation train. Amreli within the Saurashtra area was the worst affected district with 45 deaths up to now, mentioned an official of the Amreli District Emergency Operations Centre (DEOC).