Bhubaneswar: A low pressure Area going to be formed over Bay of Bengal and adjacent sides of in the northern Andamans on the 22nd. The cyclone storm is expected to form on the 26th. The epicenter was reported at the North Odisha coast, however; no alert was issued. “Preparations are underway,” said SRC Pradeep Jena of Govt of Odisha.
Meanwhile actions have been taken to provide alternative drinking and electricity supplies to people. People at the fishing port are being warned not to venture into the sea. Boats at the jetty are advised to be kept at safe place. Cautionary measures have also been taken by various departments. The rescue squad is called and put on alert .
To provide uninterrupted Telecom services, SRC has discussed it with all telecom companies. SRC appeals not to crowd the market or fear hoarding. The district administration has been instructed to keep a close eye on the black marketing .