3 dead as cyclone Fani hits Odisha
Three people were killed in separate incidents as cyclone Fani battered the Odisha coast on Friday, officials said.
A teenager was killed when a tree came crashing down on him at a place within Sakhigopal police station area limits in Puri district.
Flying debris from a concrete structure hit a woman in Nayagarh district when she had gone to fetch water, killing her.
In Debendranarayanpur village in Kendrapara district, a 65-year-old woman died after suspected heart attack at a cyclone shelter, official information reaching here said.
Fani, an extremely severe cyclonic storm lashed the Odisha coast Friday morning, uprooting trees, blowing away thatched huts, and disrupting communication links. — PTI