* Wind speed between 60 and 65
* Stopping all day – rain stopped intermittently
Kolkata : While the Yas storm caused havoc in the districts, Kolkata on the contrary was ineffective. As predicted, Yas could make landfall from Wednesday morning till 12 noon, the effect of which was likely to be seen even in Kolkata but it did not happen. At the same time, there was definitely concern among the people of Kolkata since morning but the storm did not harm Kolkata in the same way as was being feared. Here the wind speed was between 60 and 65. There was rain throughout the day in various areas of the metropolis. However, on behalf of the administration, people were constantly being warned that they should stay in their homes. Because there was also a possibility of rotting. CM Mamata Banerjee appealed to the people on Wednesday also, there is a need to be cautious by Thursday.
Such preparations were in Kolkata from the administration
Kolkata has withstood the havoc of Amfan. Lightning was raging around the water for several days. So many trees had fallen on almost every path that for many days the roads were closed. In view of the horrors of Amfan, the administration had made a lot of preparations for Kolkata this time. DMG, Fire, Electricity Department, PWD, KMC, Kolkata Police and other departments were on alert mode regarding YAS. Several days ago, dangerous branches of trees were cut at various places. So that the fall of branches in a strong storm does not pose a risk of life or property. Along with this, high street lights were removed on various routes in Kolkata. The hoarding was also unloaded. Street lights were extinguished in many areas. The stations were in full alert mode at the level. Cranes, dumper and other carts were also kept by KMC from place to place so that if the tree falls, it can be removed immediately. Legislators from the MLA and other public representatives had also arranged in their own areas, if there is an emergency in case of YAS.
Such arrangements were in the hospital
As the corona epidemic crisis is in Zoro. At the same time, the threat of storm could have become more troublesome. In such a situation, complete preparations were made in the view of Yas in various private and government hospitals. From Tuesday night, arrangements were made for staff, doctors, nurses and other emergency personnel to remain in the hospital. Simultaneously sufficient stocks of oxygen were kept. There were additional generator systems. In most of the hospitals, the special team was on alert mode so that during the epidemic, there was no problem in medical services due to YAS.
Many areas of Kolkata were submerged
Due to the tide, there was heavy water logging in many areas of Kolkata. Water entered the houses. People living in Chetla, Kalighat settlements had to face a lot of trouble. He had not guessed that so much water could enter the houses. Arrangements were made by the administration to stay in separate relief camps for the residents in the settlements. Those living in Kalighat Basti area said that they will stay in Basti area only.
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