Cyclone Michaung: CM YS Jagan Keeps Officials on High Alert

2 Dec, 2023 19:40 IST|Sakshi Post

Amaravati: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the officials to be on high alert in view of the low pressure over the Bay of Bengal developing into a cyclonic storm named as cyclone Michaung.

At a briefing held at the Camp Office here on Saturday, the Chief Minister YS Jagan was informed that the cyclone Michaung is likely to cross the coast between Nellore and Machilipatnam on December 4 and head towards north.

Cyclone-affected district Collectors and the disaster management officials should be ready to take necessary relief and rescue measures to help people and restore power lines and transportation facilities in affected areas. 

He told them to take steps to shift affected people from the coastal areas to safer places and arrange relief camps while maintaining enough stocks of milk, drinking water and food. 

On instructions of the Chief Minister, Government has released Rs.2 crore to Tirupati district and Rs.1crore each to SPSR Nellore, Prakasam, Bapatla, Krishna, West Godavari, Dr BR Ambedkar Konaseema and Kakinada districts for relief measures.

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