West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also reviewed preparedness of the state disaster management team to tackle the impending Cyclonic Storm. She advised all agencies to spring into action and said the fishermen have been asked to return immediately. “All officials have been advised integrated command, advance planning & early evacuation from coastal & riverine areas to rescue shelters including cyclone & flood shelters, and to conduct relief and rehabilitation operations at the earliest,” she said.
“Fishermen have been alerted to immediately return. 24×7 control rooms have been set up (Ph No – 1070 & 033-22143526). All agencies have been asked to spring into action. Relief materials have been dispatched & Quick Response Teams are mobilised. I request all to stay alert,” she wrote on Twitter.