Cyclone Fani affected over 1 crore people in Odisha, claimed 37 lives


Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Fani affected nearly 1 crore, 48 lakh people in Odisha, reports said on Tuesday.

The spokesperson of Odisha State Disaster Management Authority, Sangram Mohapatra said that Cyclone Fani has affected more than one crore 48 lakh people in 155 blocks of the state. He added that the tropical storm, the strongest to hit Odisha in last two decades, damaged 5.8 lakh houses and killed 37 people.

“One crore, 48 lakh people have been affected in 155 blocks. Almost 5.8 lakh houses have been damaged. As many as 37 casualties have been reported till now,” Mohapatra told ANI.

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