Cyclone Fani: Three people have died as Cyclone Fani slammed Odisha this morning, uprooting trees and electricity poles, and cut off power supply in many parts of the state. Large areas in the temple town of Puri and other places were submerged as heavy rain battered the coast, according to officials. Strong winds were seen in parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal as well. The cyclonic storm, is weakening gradually, is expected to West Bengal by early tomorrow morning.
Cyclone Fani: People ride their motorbikes during heavy rains in Kolkata. Kolkata airport will be shut from 3 pm today to 8 am tomorrow. More than 200 flights from Kolkata will be cancelled.
Cyclone Fani: Trees bend with gusty winds ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Fani, in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar
Cyclone Fani: Trees are blown by strong winds ahead of cyclone Fani's landfall in Puri, India, May 3, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media (From Reuters)
Cyclone Fani: An official monitors the progress of Cyclone 'Fani', at Regional Mertological Centre in Kolkata
Cyclone Fani: A wind uprooted trees are removed from a road after Cyclone Fani made landfall, in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar
Cyclone Fani: This Wednesday, May 1, 2019 photo provided by NASA shows a satellite view of Cyclone Fani. Indian authorities have evacuated hundreds of thousands of people along the country's eastern coast ahead of the cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal
Cyclone Fani: People take shelter during gusty winds ahead of the landfall of cyclone Fani, at Bhubaneswar railway station
Cyclone Fani: A tree is uprooted in gusty winds ahead of the landfall of cyclone Fani, in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar