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Tornadoes to Bypass Collapses, Yaas Wreaks Havoc on Day 2 Too | India News


One day after Cyclone Yaas struck the coast of Odisha and Bengal and wreaked havoc in Jharkhand, tornadoes, torrential rains, bridge collapses and rising rivers continued to plague eastern India as people tried to reclaim their lives amidst the rubble of razed mud houses. and flooded farmlands.
Wildlife director VK Yadav said here most of the 40 forest department protection camps in Sunderbans are flooded.
A report from the forest department said there have been reports of tigers drifting towards Paikpara, Moipith, Nalgora beat and the Raidighi mountain range, since Cyclone Yaas struck coastal areas. Jharkhand had a major bridge on the Kanchi River connecting Bundu with Tamar near Ranchi, collapsing when torrential rains saw the rivers in the tribal state in an avalanche.
“We expect a medium-range flooding on the Baitarani river that may affect three major districts such as Bhadrak, Jajpur and Kendrapara,” said Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Jena. He said the water level in Anandapur around 2 pm was 39 meters against the danger level of 38.4 meters, while in Khuapada it was 17.9 meters against the danger level of more than 17.8 meters. . As the water requires at least 6 hours to reach Akhuapada, the water level is expected to rise by Friday.

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