Central team to visit West Bengal to assess damage caused by Cyclone Yaas

Villagers try to save their boat at Fraserganj, ahead of the landfall of cyclone Yaas, in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district (File photo) | PTI

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New Delhi: A central team headed by a joint secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will visit West Bengal to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas, officials said on Sunday.

The very severe Cyclone Yaas made a landfall in Odisha on May 26 and affected a large part of Odisha and West Bengal.

A central team led by a joint secretary of the MHA will visit West Bengal for three days to assess the damage caused by the cyclone, a Home Ministry official said.

Also read: Cyclone Yaas landfall process begins with wind speed of 130-140 kmph near Odisha’s Dhamra port 


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