What planning is required in advance to deal with the situation created by a cyclone?

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In a cyclone the speed of wind range from $60\ km-250\ km$. These winds can tear down even large strong buildings. So, to overcome the damage caused by cyclones planning may be required to deal in advance with the situation created by a cyclone:

  • First of all, people should move to other safe places.
  • If possible they can take food with them.
  • They need to keep their valuables in a strong area.
  • If they have children, they should keep an eye on them at all times.
  • They must have emergency health care numbers with them always.
  • An emergency kit should be kept ready.
  • Forecast facilities like TV and radio can give cyclone warnings in advance.
  • Instant information and communication devices to enable rapid dissemination of information.

By following the above activities, damage can be lowered.

Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:25:51