Cyclone Yaas: Eastern Air Command prepares for rescue, relief efforts
Shillong based Eastern Air Command (EAC) has mobilised its assets to prove a quick response in affected areas as Cyclone Yaas began its landfall.
A Press communiqué from the Defence PRO said that all rescue and relief operations are being coordinated with the State Government and a Task Force has been set up to monitor and synergise the efforts, in addition to coordinating with all agencies.
It further informed that the IAF has deployed the C130 aircraft at Lilabari for the transport of NDRF load and personnel to Kolkata.
In addition to the IAF personnel engaged in the rescue and relief operations, an Indian Army column is engaged in evacuation and rescue of the civilian population in different parts.