Cyclone Fani’ affected Odisha coast yesterday morning with heavy showers after which the storm started around 8 am, Indian Meteorological Department said.
The video shows trees moving wildly in the rain and wind. As per the MeT department, the wind hit the coast at a speed of 150 to 175 km per hour and in fact, it was even higher in some places.
For safety measures, more than 11 lakh people have been evacuated from coastal areas in the last day.
Following the impact of Cyclone Fani, over 223 trains along the Odisha coastline in the Kolkata-Chennai route are cancelled. Areas in the town of Puri and other places were submerged in water as the torrential downpour hit the coast, as per the officials.
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