Union Government reviewed rescue and relief measures in the cyclone affected areas of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh in the aftermath of cyclone FANI.
Odisha informed that extensive damage to telecommunications and power infrastructure had been caused in Puri, Bhubaneswar and other areas.
However, due to precautionary large scale evacuation, the loss of human lives was minimal.
West Bengal reported mild impact of the cyclone while Andhra Pradesh informed of heavy rainfall and some damage to crops and roads in Srikakulam district.
Cabinet Secretary directed Ministry of Power and Department of Telecommunications to immediately assist Odisha Government.