What are the immediate steps to be taken by the government when there is a cyclone warning?

disaster management: What-are-the-immediate-steps-to-be-taken-by-the-government-when-there-is-a-cyclone-warning?

Answer by Varsha Singh:

Safety Measures Taken by the Government
To keep people safe and secure during a cyclone, the government takes certain measures, such as:

  • Constructing cyclone warning centers
  • Making arrangements to relocate people during cyclones
  • Providing information about a cyclone, and warning people, fishermen, ships, ports, airlines and various government agencies
  • Delivering accurate and effective cyclone forecasts and warnings

Safety Measures to Follow before and during a Cyclone:

  • Do not move out unless and until required.
  • Keep a note of all the warnings given by the Meteorological Department.
  • Keep emergency phone numbers of police, ambulance and fire brigade handy.
  • Move people and valuable items to a safe place.
  • Store hygienic drinking water.
  • Help neighbors.
  • Avoid contact with wet electric lines and switches.

Source:Protection from Cyclones

What are the immediate steps to be taken by the government when there is a cyclone warning?

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