Cyclone's fury laid bare

Trees in the Puri district of India's eastern state of Odisha with their branches snapped and leaves torn off in the aftermath of Cyclone Fani last Saturday. The fierce storm left a trail of damage in eastern India and Bangladesh. At least 33 people
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Trees in the Puri district of India's eastern state of Odisha with their branches snapped and leaves torn off in the aftermath of Cyclone Fani last Saturday. The fierce storm left a trail of damage in eastern India and Bangladesh. At least 33 people were killed in India, while Bangladesh reported at least 14 deaths. The authorities in both countries have launched massive restoration-and-relief efforts including restoring power supply.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 06, 2019, with the headline 'Cyclone's fury laid bare'. Print Edition | Subscribe