The extremely severe cyclone FANI hit the coast of Odisha on 3rd May and had a landfall in Puri district. At the time of landfall the wind speed was around 200- 240 Kmph. The landfall of the cyclone got diverted towards Khurda district including the state capital Bhubaneswar and continued for four and half hours. As of 4.30 PM on 4 May 2019, total life loss of 7 districts is 13. At the same time, 11 districts of the state are highly affected due to the extremely severe cyclonic storm.
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HAI is responding to the disaster through its local member Centre for Youth and Social Development (CYSD).