The landfall process of the extremely severe cyclone Fani began on Friday morning with strong winds and rain hitting Puri district in Odisha. Strong winds have also hit Bhubaneswar.

Maharashtra: 10 security personnel killed in an IED blast by naxals in Gadchiroli. The blast was executed by naxals on a police vehicle which was carrying 16 security personnel.

Uttarakhand: Badrinath received fresh snowfall today, the portals of the Badrinath temple are scheduled to open on 10th May.

Maharashtra: Naxals have set ablaze 27 machines and vehicles at a road construction site in Kurkheda of Gadchiroli district.

For the first time, an Indian Army Moutaineering Expedition Team has sited Mysterious Footprints of mythical beast 'Yeti' measuring 32x15 inches close to Makalu Base Camp on 09 April 2019. This elusive snowman has only been sighted at Makalu-Barun National Park in the past.

Indian Navy: As Fani intensifies into a severe cyclonic storm, Eastern Naval CD assumed high degree of readiness to render necessary humanitarian assistance. These ships are embarked with additional divers,doctors,inflatable rubber boats & relief materials in quantities sufficient.