Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 6 to review situation

Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 6 to review situation in Odisha
Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 6 to review situation in Odisha

Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 6 to review situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Odisha on May 6 to review the situation as the Cyclone Fani has wreaked havoc on Friday leaving a trail of destruction behind it. Prime Minister discussed the situation with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Governor Ganeshi Lal. He also assured all support from the Central government.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Spoke to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Ji and discussed the situation prevailing due to cyclone Fani. Assured continuous support from the Central Government in the wake of the cyclone. The entire nation stands in solidarity with all those affected by the cyclone in different parts.”

“Had a discussion with Odisha Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal Ji on the situation in the state due to Cyclone Fani. Assured all possible help from the Centre to the sisters and brothers of Odisha, who are showing exemplary courage in the face of a natural disaster,” said PM in a subsequent tweet.

Also, in the wake up of the fact that cyclone Fani reached West Bengal, Prime Minister held discussion with West Bengal Governor over the same.

Prime Minister further tweeted, “Spoke to Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi Ji, the Governor of West Bengal on the situation due to Cyclone Fani. Reiterated the Centre’s readiness to provide all help needed to cope with the cyclone. Also conveyed my solidarity with the people of Bengal in the wake of Cyclone Fani.”

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The cyclone ‘Fani’ hit landfall in Puri district in Odisha at around 9 am on May 3. Heavy rains and strong winds battered the coastal areas. The wind speed of the cyclone Fani could reach 200-230 kilometres after the landfall. The cyclone is expected to remain “extremely severe” for four to six hours after landfall. An estimated 10,000 villages and 52 towns in Odisha will come in the path of the cyclone.

Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 6 to review situation in Odisha
Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 6 to review situation in Odisha

According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Fani hit Odisha’s bordering state West Bengal by crossing Kharagpur. It is expected to continue further in North-East direction with the wind speed of 90 km/hour.

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Narendra Modi to visit Odisha on May 6 to review situation in Odisha

-PTC NEWS

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