Central team to assess damage caused by Cyclone Fani

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BHUBANESWAR: An inter-ministerial Central team is in Odisha to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Fani.


The nine-member team is being led by Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs Vivek Bharadwaj.

As per the report, the team to be split into two groups will visit Puri and Khurda districts on Monday and Tuesday.

The two districts are among the places worst-hit by the cyclone.

The team will also visit some of the affected areas in the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation area on Wednesday.

After completing the visit, the team will submit its report to the Centre.

Cyclone Fani, which made landfall in Puri with a wind speed of up to 240 kmph on May 3.

According to official estimates released by the Odisha government, the death toll in Odisha due to cyclone Fani has touched 64.

 

With inputs from PTI

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