Dia Mirza: Our hearts go out to people who suffered the impacts of Cyclone Yaas

Mumbai: Dia Mirza took on Thursday tweeted to express concern for people who have been affected by the Cyclone Yaas.

Dia reacted to a photo of a forest officer rescuing a deer in a flooded area of Sunderbans, West Bengal.

Reacting to the photo on Twitter, the actress wrote: “Our hearts go out to thousands of people who have suffered the impacts of #CycloneYaas. So many lives and homes affected…this image is a reminder that empathy and kindness in a shared world is what will get us by #ClimateChange is REAL. #ClimateAction Necessary.”

Yaas, which made landfall between Dhamra and Balasore in Odisha on early Wednesday, lay centred at 11.30 p.m. on May 26 over south Jharkhand and adjoining north interior Odisha near latitude 22.4 degree north and longitude 85.8 degree east, about 60 km west-southwest of Jamshedpur and 110 km south south-east of Ranchi in Jharkhand, said the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).