Cyclone Yaas Live News & Updates: Cyclone Yaas has completed the process of landfall while rainfall will continue till tomorrow, a senior scientist at the Meteorological Centre Bhubaneswar said.
The very severe cyclonic storm Yaas weakened into the severe cyclonic storm after 1:30 pm while at 12:30, it was centred over the north coastal Odisha, about 15 km West-Southwest of Balasore.
It is likely to reach Jharkhand with a lesser intensity by midnight, officials said. Meanwhile, authorities have put Jharkhand under high alert with evacuation under process. This is the first time in the history of Jharkhand that it is facing such a severe cyclonic storm.