Three people have been killed as cyclone Fani made a landfall in Puri on Odisha, India, on Friday (May 3) morning. All flights from Bhubaneswar have been cancelled from midnight, Kolkata airport will be shut between 3 pm today and till 8 am on Saturday.
A total of 140 trains including 83 passenger trains have been cancelled so far. After crossing Odisha, cyclone Fani is likely to move towards West Bengal before tapering off.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said an estimated ten thousand villages and fifty two towns in Odisha will come in the path of the cyclone. The state government of Odisha has evacuated more than a million people in the past 24 hours.
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22 July, 2019