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Fani wreaks havoc in Odisha, heading towards Bengal

Bhubaneswar, May 3 (UNI) The extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ hit Odisha coast near Puri this morning, causing extensive damage to power infrastructure, thatched houses and trees.

Cyclone Fani: Mamata Banerjee cancels rallies for 48 hours, PM Modi reschedules his Bengal visit

Kolkata, May 3 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has cancelled all her rallies for next 48 hours while Prime Minister Narendra Modi rescheduled his visit to the eastern state over cyclone Fani.

Cyclone Fani: Bhubaneswar airport to close at midnight, Kolkata tomorrow

Kolkata/Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IBNS): With the Cyclone Fani nearing the Odisha coast and the state of West Bengal, Kolkata airport will shut its operation from 9:30 PM on Friday.

Cyclone Fani: Sonowal directs Chief Secretary for safety of Assamese tourists visiting Odisha

Guwahati, May 2 (IBNS): In giving a sigh of relief to the devotees and tourists from Assam visiting Odisha, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed state Chief Secretary Alok Kumar to take steps for evacuating tourists in view of the impending cyclonic storm ‘Fani’.

Incessant rains lash Odisha, cyclone Fani to hit coast tomorrow

Bhubaneswar, May 2 (UNI): Incessant rain lashed parts of coastal Odisha as the extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ remained on course to hit the Odisha coast on Friday forenoon according to the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC) of SOA University.

Cyclone Fani brings thunderstorm, hailstorm, rain in HP

Shimla, May 2 (UNI): The cyclonic windstorm Fani is currently active in parts of North Western Himalyan states and have brought thunderstorm, lightening, hails, rain and snow in the last 24 hours, the local Met Office said here on Thursday.

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Fani

New Delhi, May 2 (UNI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Fani where he was briefed on the likely path of the cyclone, and the ongoing precautionary and preparatory measures being undertaken.

ECoR cancels 74 trains as Cyclonic storm Fani approaches Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar, May 01 (UNI) As extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani advances to Odisha coast, the East Coast Railways (ECoR) as a safety and security of passengers today cancelled 74 trains in first phase.

Cyclone Fani intensified into 'extremely severe cyclonic storm', Odisha on high-alert

New Delhi, May 1 (IBNS/UNI): Odisha has been kept on high-alert as Cyclone Fani has intensified into an "extremely severe cyclonic storm".

Centre releases advance SDRF funds to 4 states for cyclone Fani

New Delhi, Apr 30 (UNI): Based on a decision by the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday ordered an advance release of Rs 1086 crore to four states from State Disaster Response Fund to deal with the preventive measures for cyclonic storm 'Fani'.

‘FANI’ to intensify into very severe cyclonic storm: IMD

Hyderabad, Apr 28 (IBNS/UNI): The Cyclonic Storm ‘FANI’ over southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, which moved north-northwestwards with a speed of about 13 kmph in the last six hours, is likely to intensify into a severe storm.