NDRF TEAMS DEPLOYED FOR CYCLONE JAWAD
Date : 04/12/2021 Time: 1500 Hrs
Total 64 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been earmarked for West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu & Andaman and Nicobar Island out of which 52 teams are deployed on the ground while 12 self-contained teams are on alert within the states to tackle the situation as Cyclone ‘JAWAD’ is approaching the eastern coast of the country. As per IMD, it is likely to weaken gradually and move nearly northwards and then north – northeastwards along Odisha coast reaching near Puri around 5th Dec noon as Deep depression.
Since the issuance of early warning from IMD, NDRF personnel are conducting awareness drives about do’s and don’ts during cyclone and persuading people living on the coast line to shift to safer place/cyclone shelters.
HQ NDRF is closely monitoring developments and all efforts are being made to ensure zero casualty and minimum damage to life and property.
Issued By : PR Cell, NDRF HQ