Bhubaneswar, May 26: Cyclone Yaas began the process of landfall on the Odisha coast around 9 am north of Dhamra and south of Balasore around Bahanaga block coast.
Very severe cyclonic storm Yaas is centred about 50 km south-southeast of Balasore. The Landfall process has commenced around 9 am.
“The process to continue for 3-4 hours to complete. North of Dhamra and south of Balasore close around Bahanaga block coast,” said SRC Pradeep Jena.
During the landfall wind speed will be 130-140 KMPH gusting to 155 KMPH along and off Bhadrak and Balasore districts, said the IMD.