Monday, October 18, 2021

Cyclonic Storm ‘Gulab’: Indian Naval Ships & Aircraft standby for rescue & relief operations

The Indian Navy is closely monitoring the movement of Cyclonic Storm ‘Gulab’ formed in the Bay of Bengal as it is expected to make landfall between North Andhra Pradesh and South Odisha coast in the next 12 hours. Headquarters, Eastern Naval Command, and Naval Officers-in-Charge Odisha Area have carried out preparatory activities to combat the effects of Cyclone and are in constant liaison with the State Administrations for rendering assistance as required.

As part of the preparedness, Flood Relief Teams and Diving Teams are prepositioned at Odisha and are ready at Visakhapatnam to render immediate assistance. Two Naval ships are at sea with Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief material and medical teams to render assistance in the most affected areas. Naval aircraft are kept ready at Naval Air Stations, INS Dega at Visakhapatnam and INS Rajali near Chennai to undertake an aerial survey of the most affected areas, casualty evacuation, and airdrop of relief material.

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