Cyclone Yaas: Calcutta HC cancels all matters listed for May 26-27

The officers and staff of the court who are unable to attend Court on these two days shall not be marked absent

The state of West Bengal has already started preparing for the cyclone Yaas, in this time, Calcutta High court on Monday informed that it has cancelled the hearing of all matters registered for May 26 and 27 due to the cyclonic storm and warning issued by IMD (Indian Meteorological Department).


In a notification issued by Calcutta High Court stated that: "All matters listed on 26 and 27 may 2021 which cannot be taken due to the cyclonic storm and can automatically be listed on the next available day for sitting of all respective bench or benches."


Also the officers and staff of the court who are unable to attend Court on these two days shall not be marked absent and shall be deemed to be on duty and the orders have been approved by the chief justice.


Calcutta High Court Notification approved by Chief Justice also reads: "Whereas the committee of the Court is dealing with Covid-19 related matters has been pleased to apprehend on the basis of the report of the Meteorological Department with regards to the cyclone Yass on 26 and 27 May be accompanied by widespread heavy rainfall and damage."


Meanwhile, Cyclone Yaas has developed into a deep depression and moving towards the Odisha coast on the conjunction of Odisha and West Bengal, and is likely to make landfall on May 26. The low-pressure area which formed over the east-central Bay of Bengal on Saturday morning has intensified into a depression on Sunday and by Monday morning as Cyclone Yaas, which can lead to damage as it intensifies.

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