NEW DELHI: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 50 groups in Gujarat for evacuation and rescue operations in view of the landfall of “extremely severe” cyclone Tauktae on Monday night. More than 1.5 lakh folks have been evacuated from the coastal districts.
The NDRF director basic, SN Pradhan, has mentioned that as per inputs acquired from the meteorological division, Gujarat can have the largest impression of the cyclone. Pradhan tweeted photos of his NDRF groups engaged in evacuation of villagers in Gir Somnath, Dwarka and Kutch areas of Gujarat.
The NDRF has deployed 101 groups throughout six states — Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat. — which have been affected by the Tauktae cyclone. Some of the groups are engaged in restoration drives in Goa the place the cyclone had devastated electrical poles and uprooted bushes disrupting energy and water provides.
Pradhan mentioned his groups are restoring normalcy in Diu, serving to residents and native administration in street clearance and restoration work. tnn