ODISHA, May 8: Around 160 people in Puri and three people in Bhubaneswar have been injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital, State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC, Odisha) said giving details of the damage caused by Cyclone Fani and steps taken to bring the situation back to normalcy. It also said that in Puri district extensive damages have occurred to all "kutcha" houses.
KATHMANDU, May 3: The Ministry of Home Affairs has urged to halt helicopter flights to eastern mountainous areas of the country till tomorrow warning that there is a possibility of heavy snowstorm in the areas.
BHUBANESHWAR, May 3: A powerful cyclone lashed coastal areas of eastern India on Friday with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200 kilometers per hour (124 mph), but there were no early reports of casualties with a million people evacuated before it made landfall.
May 2: Nearly 800,000 people in India's eastern coastal districts have been evacuated ahead of the expected arrival of a major cyclone packing winds of up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour, officials said Thursday.