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The epicentre of the earthquake was near New Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
Prohibitory orders have been imposed in the wake of extreme weather conditions under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in Gaya, Begusarai, Darbhanga, Gopalganj, Madhubani and Sitamarhi districts.
The district administration arranged vehicles for all the 427 tourists to reach the state capital Gangtok, North Sikkim Collector Raj Yadav said.
The system is very likely to move nearly westwards during the next 48 hours and recurve northeastwards thereafter.
The state government will pay an allowance totalling around Rs 5.5 crore to the evacuees for daily expenses over the next three days, he announced.
The Union Home Ministry issued detailed advisories to Gujarat and the Union Territory of Diu, requesting them to take all precautionary measures to ensure that no human life is lost.
'Only 1,51,889 out of 2,91,171 affected consumers (52%) have got electricity in Puri district within a month,' the official said, adding that water supply in both urban and rural areas has already been restored.
'North Tripura, Unakoti and Dhalai districts have been affected,' the head of the State Disaster Management Authority, Sarat Das, said.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced livelihood assistance to street vendors, coconut growers and poultry farmers affected by the cyclone.
Although 1.4 million people were evacuated just in time, relief in Puri and other places including Bhubaneswar reached one week after the cyclone.
The fresh polls will be held in different assembly segments in the districts of Cuttack, Deogarh, Puri, Angul, Keonjhar, Khurda, Jajpur, Balasore, Mayurbhanj and Jagatsinghpur.
The entire power infrastructure in Puri district has been devastated in the cyclone which damaged 75 towers of 220 KV and 25 towers of 132 KV.
Cyclone Fani has left a trail of destruction ripping apart all the major infrastructure in over 11 coastal districts affecting more than 1.5 crore people.
Repairs and rehabilitation work after Cyclone Fani need to be done quickly owing to the upcoming monsoon season. After the initial relief announced by the government, the rehabilitation should be done within six months to one year.
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