Cyclone Fani, pronounced as "Foni", which is forming in the Bay of Bengal, is expected to make a landfall in Odisha on Friday, May 3, at 5:30 PM in south Puri. Cyclone Fani is said to be the strongest April cyclone in 43 years with a wind speed of up to 200 kmph. The weather department has issued a yellow weather warning in coastal Odisha which cautions people of a severely bad weather over the next few days. High alert has also been sounded in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Light to moderate rainfall is expected in several areas of Odisha and north coastal Andhra Pradesh tomorrow. The centre has released Rs. 1,086 crore as advance funds for undertaking preventive and relief measures to deal with Cyclone Fani.