Cyclone Asani: All Malkangiri Schools Remain Closed Today


Bhubaneswar: In view of the upcoming Cyclone Asani, all schools in Odisha’s Malkangiri district to remain closed today.

A total of 12 ODRAF teams have been deployed in Malkangiri, Koraput, Ganjam, Gajapati, Puri and Jagatsinghpur districts today, the SRC said.

Similarly, 12 fire service teams have also been deployed in Malkanagiri, Koraput, Gajapati, Rayagada and Ganjam districts.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the severe cyclonic Storm ‘Asani’ over the west-central Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 12 kmph during the past 6 hours, weakened into a cyclonic storm.

Cyclone Asani is likely to reach Kakinada on the Andhra coast on Wednesday morning.


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