Cyclone Yaas: Rahul Gandhi appeals party workers to provide assistance to people

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Published: May 25,2021 12:30 PM
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to party workers to provide all assistance in ensuring the safety of the people who would be affected by Cyclone Yaas.

May 25, 2021: Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appealed all his party workers to ensure the safety of those who would be affected Cyclone Yaas and provide all the necessary assistance.



Stressing over Cyclone Yaas- which is moving towards Bengal and Odisha from the Bay of Bengal- Gandhi took his Twitter handle to urge everyone to follow precautionary measures.



He wrote, "#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. Please follow all precautionary measures."





The Cyclonic storm Yaas is likely to make a landfall near North Odisha’s Balasore at a speed of 155 kmph to 165 kmph around noon on May 26, according to the Met department on Monday.



The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today morning updated that Cyclone Yaas laid centre at 5:30 am today and is likely to move north-northwestwards, to cross north Odisha coast during noon of May 26.



IMD has also predicted heavy rainfall for Assam and Meghalaya on May 26 and 27.




“Assam & Meghalaya on 26th & 27th and Bihar on 28th; scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely falls over Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal on 26th May,” IMD tweeted.