Now the fear of Cyclone Yaas (indicative photo)
Sunita Devi, in-charge of the cyclone department in India Meteorological Department (IMD), said that there is a possibility of a low pressure area in the Bay of East-Central Bengal next week, which could turn into a cyclonic storm.
Meanwhile, two Chetak helicopters of the Coast Guard also rescued eight crew members of the ship ‘Gal Constructor’ stranded in the sea near the Satpati coast in (neighboring Maharashtra) amid extremely bad weather. While battling the adverse weather, the Indian Navy and Coast Guard have evacuated 317 people trapped in two barges stuck in the Arabian Sea near Mumbai, but 390 more are still trapped, the official said. Are said to have happened or are missing.