Published: May 26, 2021
Cyclone Yaas hit hurricane strength in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, gaining force as it churns toward India and prepares to make landfall Wednesday morning local time. Strong winds, flooding rains and a coastal storm surge, or risen in ocean water above normally dry land, are possible as Yaas becomes Indias second landfalling tropical cyclone in a week and a half.
Published: May 24, 2021
The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal today intensified into Cyclone Yaas and it is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm packed with a maximum windspeed of 180km per hour in the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department has said.
Published: May 19, 2020
NEW DELHI - India and Bangladesh are preparing to evacuate up to 3 million people in the path of a potentially devastating cyclone, a challenge made even more daunting by the rising number of coronavirus infections in both countries.