Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to celebration employees to supply all help in guaranteeing the security of the individuals who can be impacted by Cyclone Yaas.
Cyclonic storm Yaas is more likely to make a landfall close to Balasore in north Odisha at a velocity of 155 kmph to 165 kmph, gusting to 185 kmph, round midday on May 26, the Met division had mentioned on Monday.
“#CycloneYaas is moving towards Bengal and Odisha from the Bay of Bengal. I appeal to Congress workers to provide all assistance ensuring safety of those affected,” Mr Gandhi mentioned in a tweet.
The former Congress chief urged individuals to observe all precautionary measures.
A large evacuation drive has been launched in all low-lying areas and weak storm-surge pockets, following the IMD predicting a tidal surge of 2-4.5 metres through the landfall of Yaas, officers had mentioned.
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