The PM will visit Odisha and West Bengal on Friday to review the impact of Yaas and the relief efforts undertaken till now. Sources said he will reach Bhubaneswar and hold a review meeting. He will then proceed for an aerial survey of Balasore, Bhadrak and Purba Medinipur, followed by a review meeting with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and state officials.
In the review meeting, the PM was informed that 106 teams of NDRF were pressed into service. Forty-six teams each were deployed in West Bengal and Odisha. They rescued more than a thousand persons and removed more than 2,500 trees and poles uprooted by the cyclone. Army and Coast Guard personnel rescued marooned people,e while the Navy and Air Force have been kept on alert.