Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Reviewed SRC Odisha’s preparedness as cyclone Fani has turned course to pass through coast of Odisha. CM also discussed with senior officials on the preparedness of the field officials. Administration is fully geared up to handle the situation.
Latest movement trend of cyclone (FANI) shows that it may pass through Odisha coastline between Puri & Balasore so district authorities have been asked to stay fully prepared; 20 ORDAF units, 335 fire services units, 12 NDRF units have been kept ready says SRC Bishnupada Sethi.
Directorate of Health Services directs district hospitals, public heath officers to remain alert in view of #CycloneFani, orders local authorities to make arrangements for cooked food, medicines and ambulance service at block level.
‘Fani’ likely to be more intense than ‘Titli’ and may cause heavy rainfall in coastal, southern & northern parts of Odisha. In coastal areas, wind speed may touch 170 km/hr. By today afternoon we will get a clear picture about its landfall, informs Met Director H R Biswas.