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In Pics: Cyclone Fani barrels through Odisha, blows away thatched houses, swamps towns and villages

Cyclone 'Fani' barrelled through Odisha on Friday, unleashing copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, killing at least eight people, blowing away thatched houses, and swamping towns and villages

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 May 2019, 12:12:32 AM
A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri

A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri

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Telecommunication lines got snapped in several parts of state capital Bhubaneswar and several other areas. Mobile towers were damaged and power supply was disconnected in many places.
A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

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Though the 'extremely severe' cyclone unexpectedly weakened into 'very severe' cyclonic storm in a matter of few hours, it left a trail of devastation in large parts of coastal Odisha.
A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

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Cyclone 'Fani' barrelled through Odisha on Friday, unleashing copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, killing at least eight people, blowing away thatched houses, and swamping towns and villages
A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

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Cyclone 'Fani' barrelled through Odisha on Friday, unleashing copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, killing at least eight people, blowing away thatched houses, and swamping towns and villages.
A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri.

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Cyclone 'Fani' barrelled through Odisha on Friday, unleashing copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 175 kmph, killing at least eight people, blowing away thatched houses, and swamping towns and villages.
A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri

A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri

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Large-scale damage to thatched and old houses was reported from Puri, Khurda and Cuttack districts. Summer crops, orchards and plantations also suffered huge damage.