Did YAAS make landfall?
After days of brewing in the Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Yaas made landfall north of Dhamara and south of Balasore, near Bhitarkanika National Park May 26. … The landfall started at about 9 am, said HR Biswas, director, Indian Meteorological Department’s Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar.
Where did cyclone YAAS make landfall?
The ‘Very Severe Cyclonic Storm’ Yaas that made landfall south of Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday tore into the bordering regions of West Bengal and Odisha and weakened into a cyclonic storm, leaving behind a trail of destruction in its wake on the eastern coast.
Which cyclone hit Odisha last year?
Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani (/ˈfɒniː/) was the worst tropical cyclone to strike the Indian state of Odisha since the 1999 Odisha cyclone.
|Extremely severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)|
|Cyclone Fani at peak intensity on 2 May, while approaching Odisha|
|Formed||26 April 2019|
|Dissipated||5 May 2019|
Why is the cyclone named YAAS?
‘Yaas’ (pronounced as Yass) got its name from Oman. The word has its origin in the Persian language and means the flower jasmine in English. Why do cyclones have names? The cyclones are named to identify the storms to send out warning notifications about their development.
At what time Cyclone YAAS will hit Kolkata?
G.K. Das, Deputy Director and head of RMC Kolkata said, “The cyclone will cross on May 26 noon as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm.
Will YAAS affect Kolkata?
“Cyclone Yaas’s impact is going to be much more than Amphan, according to the information we have received so far. This is going to affect at least 20 districts in West Bengal. The districts of Kolkata, North and South 24 Parganas and Purba Medinipur will be severely affected,” she said.
Will cyclone YAAS hit Jharkhand?
Deputy director at Ranchi centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Abhishek Anand said, “Cyclone Yaas is likely to make landfall around noon on Wednesday and it will take around three to four hours to complete. Jharkhand’s southern and central parts are expected to be most affected.”
Will YAAS cyclone affect Delhi?
NEW DELHI: Unlike Cyclone Tauktae, which led to the highest-ever rainfall recorded on a day in May, Cyclone Yaas will not have much impact on Delhi and will provide only a slight relief from the soaring mercury.
What will be the speed of cyclone YAAS?
Cyclone Yaas will continue to move in Balasore district till afternoon, after which it will enter Mayurbhanj district Wind speed is estimated to be around 120-140 km per hour. It is expected that this wind speed will continue in Balasore district around 120-140 km per hour: Odisha Special Relief Commissioner.