Newdelhi:1/5/19 Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today met the Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha in New Delhi and held discussion on the preparedness for the impending cyclonic storm Fani.
“All assistance will be provided to Odisha to tackle Cyclone Fani. Arrangements will be made for State’s demand for two helicopters,” said Pradhan, who hails from Odisha, after meeting with the Cabinet Secretary.
As per the latest IMD bulletin, Cyclone Fani is expected to make landfall at Balukhanda near Puri coast on May 3 after noon with a wind speed of 175kmph and gusts of 205kmph. After landfall, the cyclone would pass through Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj before moving to West Bengal.