Government is planning for all the measures and preparations for the new cyclonic storm "Yaas" forming in the Bay of Bengal. The coming storm is expected to have a big and widespread impact in the neighboring states of Bihar (West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha) affecting many lives and livelihood. Due to this Meteorological Department has warned of storms in 27 districts of Uttar Pradesh between 24 to 28 May. On Sunday, the people of the respective districts have also been asked to remain alert for this. Along with this, the District Magistrates have been instructed to make necessary preparations.
In the midst of Coronavirus infection in the country, the country is also impacted with major natural calamities like cyclones. After Cyclone Tauktae, now the ‘Yaas’ Cyclone will also affect Uttar Pradesh. Due to this, there will be heavy rains in two dozen districts of the state including Lucknow. It will have its effect in the state from May 28.
With the pressure over the Bay of Bengal moving north-northwest, this morning it is expected to turn into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours which will turn it into a cyclonic storm. The meteorological department has issued an alert in Uttar Pradesh about the Yaas that have risen from the Bay of Bengal after the cyclonic storm. Cyclone Yaas will affect Uttar Pradesh from May 28. There is a possibility of strong rains with strong winds in the districts adjoining Bihar of the state.
Former BHU professor and meteorologist Dr. SN Pandey said that cyclonic storm Yaas will enter Bihar and Uttar Pradesh by May 28. Its major impact can be seen in the districts adjacent to Varanasi, Prayagraj, Lucknow and Gorakhpur. The sky will be cloudy during this period from 28 to 30 May. Due to low pressure in the air, there will be moisture, and there can be rain with strong thunderstorms in many places.
Earlier in the state, due to the widespread impact of cyclonic storms, strong storms had encamped in many districts. Along with this, there was rain in western and central and eastern Uttar Pradesh on four-five days. The mango crop was greatly affected due to the strong storm and now it is also expected to be damaged due to yaas.