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The Navy put four warships on hold and the Indian Air Force (IAF) kept 11 transports and 25 helicopters ready for disaster relief and relief operations as part of preparations for deal with the situation arising from Yaas, officials said.
Additionally, the cyclone will move north-northwest as it strengthens to form a ‘very severe’ cyclone before hitting along the north coast of Odisha – West Bengal somewhere near from Paradip and Sagar Islands on the evening of May 26.
Districts in northern Odisha, including Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Mayurbhanj, will receive moderate to heavy rainfall on Tuesday, with the rainfall intensity rising to the very heavy category on Wednesday.
Mednipur, North and South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hooghly districts in West Bengal were warned of heavy to very heavy rains on Tuesday and Wednesday. Extremely heavy rains are forecast for May 26 and 27 over Murshidabad, Malda, Dakshin Dinajpur, Birbhum, Bankura, Purulia and Bardhaman districts, here.
Strong winds with speeds of up to 80 km / h are very likely on the coasts of Odisha, West Bengal and Bangladesh from Monday evening, which will increase and continue until the evening of May 26.