Cyclone Fani, one of the biggest storms to fall off the Indian Ocean as of late, made landfall in Odisha’s Puri on Friday, India’s Meteorological Department said.
IMD Says, Cyclone Fani Weakening and Moving North
The total procedure of the eye of the cyclone traverse by early afternoon, the Met office tweeted.
More than 1 million people were evacuated from powerless regions in the most recent 24 hours. On Thursday, the Odisha government passed on to the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), the nation’s top body for taking care of crisis circumstances, that 10,000 towns and 52 towns in nine districts will be influenced because of Cyclone Fani, a home service articulation said after a meeting of the NCMC, which was going by cupboard secretary PK Sinha.
Cyclone Fani, the most grounded tempest to hit India since 2014, is debilitating in the wake of barrelling into Odisha, K. J. Ramesh, Director General of the IMD, told reporters.
“After making landfall this morning, cyclone Fani has started weakening and it’s likely to enter Bangladesh by tomorrow evening,” he said. “No cyclone ever had such a long duration in April,” he added