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Puri: City in Odisha, India
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.

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Centre to provide technical support to cyclone hit Odisha

The cyclone that made landfall at a wind speed of about 200 kmph near Puri on May 3 battered 14 districts, killed 64 people and caused a total loss of Rs 9,336.26 crore. Now, the National Disaster..
IndiaTimes - Published

Puri's Chandrabhaga beach hailed for being environment-friendly, becomes first beach in Asia to get 'Blue Flag' tag

The Chandrabhaga beach in Puri district in east Indian state of Odisha has become the first in Asia to get the Blue Flag certification. The certification is given by Denmark-based Federation of..
DNA - Published

Cyclone Fani: About 48% of people still without power in Puri


IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: 93 Pakistani Hindus from Islamabad, Karachi and Balochistan visit Jagannath Temple in Puri

The team was also felicitated in Bhubaneswar by Omkarnath Mission, which organised their visit in association with Odisha International Center.
DNA - Published

Cyclone Fani: Police personnel, general public from Gajapati donate over Rs 6 Lakhs to CM Relief Fund

Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, and Kendrapada witnessed massive power infrastructural damage.
DNA - Published

Cyclone Fani: Toll in Odisha rises to 64

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

Week after Cyclone Fani, Bhubaneswar, Puri still without power


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Cyclone Fani: Toll rises to 41, power restoration work picks up

The toll was 37 till Tuesday, the district collectors have confirmed four more deaths due to the cyclone which made a landfall in Puri on Friday
DNA - Published

Cyclone Fani: Toll rises to 35 in Odisha, lakhs still without water & power

While a maximum of 21 people died in Puri, four deaths each were reported from Mayurbhanj and Jajpur, and three each in Cuttack and Kendrapara.
DNA - Published

'Fani' caused extensive damage to power, telecom; rail and air connectivity restored

Cyclone 'Fani' has caused extensive damage to telecommunications and power infrastructure in Puri, Bhubaneswar and some other areas of Odisha, while rail and air connectivity to the state is getting..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Navy launched massive rescue and rehabilitation effort

In the aftermath of the devastation caused by Extremely Severe Cyclone ‘Fani’, the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy has launched a massive rescue and rehabilitation effort in Odisha. It is..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cyclone Fani batters Odisha, eight killed

Roofs fly, trees fall as cyclone makes landfall at Puri
DNA - Published

Cyclone kills 6 in Odisha, leaves trail of destruction

The cyclone made landfall south of Puri coast around 8 am and then got into Khurda district, of which Bhubaneswar is a part, triggering heavy rainfall along its way, weather officials said. Fani hit..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order

A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters.
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'Fani' fury weakens, heavy rainfall predicted in Odisha, AP, Bengal, northeast: MHA

The landfall process started Friday 8 am close to Puri and the eye of the system completely moved into land by 10 am. The 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani' weakened into 'very severe' cyclonic..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cyclone slams Indian temple town after a million people flee east coast homes

A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, but there were no early reports of casualties with a million..
Reuters - Published

'Extremely severe' cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha's Puri: Key points

Extremely severe cyclone Fani has led to the evacuation of over a million people from the coastal areas of Odisha. An estimated 10,000 villages and 52 towns in Odisha will come in the path of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Puri, heavy rains batter coastal belt

Extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' made a landfall in Puri on Odisha coast Friday morning, triggering heavy rainfall coupled with high velocity winds with speed of 175 kmph in vast areas. Large..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha's Puri with wind speed of 145 kmph

The process of landfall will continue for the next three hours. The area along Puri is witnessing winds with a speed of 145 kilometres per hour that could reach up to 180-200 kmph, which could bring an..
IndiaTimes - Published

Odisha braces for furious Fani

Cyclonic storm to land near Puri between 8 to 10 am
DNA - Published

Cyclone Fani: Alert sounded in WB coastal districts, disaster management officials deployed

The severe cyclonic storm is expected to make landfall in Puri in Odisha on Friday morning.
DNA - Published

Cyclone Fani: No flights at Bhubaneswar airport on Friday, 223 trains along Odisha coast cancelled

Fani is likely to cross Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali, south of the temple town of Puri, with maximum sustained wind speed of 170-180 kmph
DNA - Published

Around 10,000 villages, 52 towns in Odisha to be hit by cyclone 'Fani'

An estimated 10,000 villages and 52 towns in Odisha will be hit by the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm 'Fani', which is approaching India's eastern coast and is expected to make landfall south of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Landfall of cyclone Fani may not happen till May 4, may spare TN and Andhra coasts

Existing models suggest that the ‘Fani’ may cross Odisha near Puri on May 4. “It (cyclonic storm over south-east Bay of Bengal) is very likely to move north-westwards till May 1 (Wednesday) and..
IndiaTimes - Published

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