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Cyclone Fani highlights: Vice Admiral Karambir Singh visits INS Chilka naval base to review situation

Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday. No loss of life or any injury has been reported so far.Also Read | Cyclone Fani moves into Bengal; no major damage reported yetAccording to the Meteorological department, the extremely severe cyclonic storm relatively weakened after entering coastal Odisha and transformed into “very severe” as it approached Bengal.Follow updates here:

Navy Chief-designate Vice Admiral Karambir Singh today visited INS Chilka naval base in Odisha to review the situation after Cyclone Fani on Saturday.(ANI)
Updated on May 04, 2019 11:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Cyclone Fani moves into Bengal; no major damage reported yet

Cyclone Fani, which crossed Odisha coast close to Puri between 8am and 10am with a maximum wind speed of around 175 Kmph, caused huge damage in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, and Khordha districts in the state.

Clouds cover the sky due to cyclone Fani, at Howrah Bridge in Kolkata on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2019 09:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata/Digha | ByHT Correspondents

Cyclone Fani to become ‘severe’ when it hits Kolkata, says Met office

Cyclone Fani, one of the biggest storms to come off the Indian Ocean in recent years, made landfall in Odisha’s Puri earlier on Friday and two people were reported to have been killed as it barrelled into the state.

The wind speed will be between 90-110/115 km per hour when it enters West Bengal towards Friday evening, Bandyopadhyay said.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Updated on May 09, 2020 08:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By

Cyclone Fani plays havoc with campaign schedules; Mamata Banerjee, PM Modi, Amit Shah cancel rallies

As the ‘extremely severe’ storm made landfall at Puri and brought heavy rain and gusty winds to Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Jharkhand, top leaders were forced to cancel or reschedule rallies in these states.

Police personnel of Nayapalli police station clear roads in Bhubaneswar on Friday. Several trees have been uprooted in the heavy rain and strong winds due to cyclone Fani which hit the region.(ANI)
Updated on May 03, 2019 03:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘We are with you’: PM Modi to cyclone Fani-hit states; Rs 1000 crore released

A senior Odisha government official said two people were killed as Cyclone Fani slammed into the state earlier in the day with winds gusting at speeds of up to 200 kilometres per hour..

Prime Minister Modi, who was addressing an election rally in Rajasthan, said the Centre is in touch with government in Odisha, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.(Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2019 02:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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