Cyclonic storm ‘Vardah’ all set to make landfall, nearby areas on alert

NEW DELHI: Cyclonic storm ‘Vardah’ has arrived near the coastal areas and all set to make its landfall in the coastal region and to tackle the situation; eight teams are ready in various areas of Tamil Nadu while seven others are deployed in Andhra Pradesh.

More than 15 teams have been handed over the responsibility for relief and rescue efforts and NDRF have been deployed in various coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

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NDRF Director General talking to media stated: “Some more teams are on alert in Arrakonam and Guntur and they can be transported immediately in case they are required. We are in constant touch with the two state governments, the Indian Meteorological Department and other relief agencies.”

“All arrangements are in place and regular updates are being shared,” the DG said.

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Every NDRF team includes about 45 personnel and has been prepared with rescue gadgets and boats in order to counter any circumstances rising due to the cyclone.