Authorities organising the evacuation the coastal area in West Bengal. Photo: EPA
Authorities organising the evacuation the coastal area in West Bengal. Photo: EPA
India

Cyclone Yaas: over one million people evacuated as India braces for another storm

  • The latest storm follows a severe cyclone that hit the west coast last week – the worst in more than two decades in the western state of Gujarat
  • A surge in Covid-19 infections has already strained India’s health system and overwhelmed crematoriums and hospital

Authorities organising the evacuation the coastal area in West Bengal. Photo: EPA
Authorities organising the evacuation the coastal area in West Bengal. Photo: EPA
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