Puri is a city and a Municipality in the state of Odisha in eastern India. It is the district headquarters of Puri district and is situated on the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of the state capital of Bhubaneswar. It is also known as Sri Jagannatha Dhama after the 12th-century Jagannatha Temple located in the city. It is one of the original Char Dham pilgrimage sites for Hindus.
The 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm, which made landfall in Puri on May 3, has left at least 241 people injured, an official The toll, which was 43 till Saturday, rose to 64, as 18 more casualties.. IndiaTimes - Published