Bhubaneswar: With the eye of the cyclonic storm moving towards the coast of Odisha, the state is all set to brace the cyclone with the rescue and restoration plan.
Around 2.5 lakh people have already evacuated from the low lying areas of the affected region, more people would be evacuated by 9 pm.
As per the latest information, the cyclone will make a landfall between Basudevpur of Bhadrak district and Bahanaga of Balasore district on early morning of May 26. The landfall process would be between 4 Am and 8 Am.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), Odisha, Pradeep Kumar Jena informed that 77 blocks have been kept under high impact zone category.
Adequate arrangements of drinking water, special arrangements at Covid hospitals, oxygen buffer, power supply communication network and other arrangements have been made.