Wednesday, May 26, 2021

 Posted 26th May

Cyclone Yaas made landfall today between 9:30am-12 noon with a wind speed of 130-140 kmph at the north Odisha coast as Cat 1..and on estimated track

Rainfall in Odisha till 8:30 am

Kusumi: 300 mm

Chandbali: 288 mm

Rajnagar: 275 mm

Ersama: 271 mm

Rajkanika: 251 mm

Tihidi: 242 mm

Kujang: 226 mm

Paradip: 200 mm

This is only the fourth pre-monsoon cyclone in the satellite era (1980 onwards) and second pre-monsoon cyclone after 1989 to hit Odisha coast with at least severe cyclonic storm strength (winds greater than 48 knots).

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