DG NDRF S.N. Pradhan has said that more than 100 teams of NDRF are being deployed in 5 states and 1 UT, Odisha, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Andaman & Nicobar Islands in view of Cyclone Yaas. Mr Pradhan said, teams are being airlifted from different parts of the country.
He said, 52 teams are being deployed in Odisha and 35 teams in West Bengal. Mr Pradhan said, the force is in constant touch with the States. He said, focus is on zero casualty and evacuation of people without taking any chances. The Cyclone has developed into a deep depression likely to make landfall between Odisha and West Bengal coast on Wednesday.