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India: Tropical Cyclone: 2019/05/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2019/05/03
Country or District India
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline Tropical Cyclone FANI made landfall in Odisha State, India on the morning of 3 May 2019, with maximum sustained winds up to 240 km/h. Over 1 million people have been evacuated from coastal communities in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and 4,852 shelters have been set up.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ECHO 2019/05/06
As of 6 May 2019 at 8.00 UTC, at least 33 people have been reported dead in India following the passage of Tropical Cyclone FANI. Odisha State has been the most heavily affected, with electricity and infrastructure damaged.

ECHO 2019/05/03
Over the next 24 hours, heavy to very heavy rainfall, strong wind and storm surge are forecast over coastal and adjoining districts of Odisha and West Bengal and eastern Bangladesh.