Strong winds, heavy rain strike Odisha, villages submerged

Extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani made landfall in Puri on Odisha coast this morning, triggering heavy rainfall coupled with high velocity winds with speed of 185 kmph in vast areas. Large areas in the seaside pilgrim town of Puri and other places are submerged in water as heavy rains battered the entire coastal belt of Odisha. Several trees have been uproote more