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‘Very Severe Cyclone Yaas’: The Landfall Place As Balasore – Digha

Bhubaneswar:20/5/21: Even as only 96 hours are left for the low pressure to take shape in the hotter Bay of Bengal, Met models the world over are seem divided today over the likely track of the season’s first cyclone in the Bay of Bengal.

But the weather models are almost unanimous over the severity of the ‘Cyclone Yaas’.

Almost all the models estimate the central pressure of the system to fall to around 970 millibars – which means the likely cyclone will have the intensity of Cyclone Titli that wreaked havoc in Odisha after making landfall at Palasa( Andhra Pradesh) in 2018.

As per the estimated central pressure and wind speed by all models, it seems certain that the developing Cyclone Yaas will be in the category of the very severe cyclonic storm (VSCS).

Now sample the model predictions.

INCOIS: Recently, Secretary MOES, M Rajeevanhas recently praised the ace ocean research institute of India for helping IMD in making the correct prediction about Cyclone Tauktae.

As per the model of this top institute, the probable cyclone ‘Yaas’ will make landfall between Odisha’s Balasore and West Bengal’s Digha. ( Watch the image below)


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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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