After the Tauktae, now the danger of Yass storm is facing the country. The storm will arise from the North Andaman Sea and adjoining east Bay of Central Bengal. At the same time, in view of its danger, now the Indian Coast Guard has also started their preparations. Aerial units, ships, ambulances and doctors’ teams are on standby. Fishing in the coastal areas and sea has also been banned. Fishermen are constantly being instructed to return to the nearest port.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an alert stating that there is likely to be a low pressure area around 22 May. It will form over the northern Andaman Sea and adjoining East Central Bay of Bengal, turning into a cyclonic storm in 72 hours. It is expected to move north-west and reach Odisha-West Bengal coasts on the evening of 26 May.
Weather in the Bay of Bengal is being constantly monitored. Alerts are being sent with the help of ICG Remote Operating Station (ROS) in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar islands.