- Cyclone Fani affects 1.48 lakh people, 37 killed: Reports
Odisha State Disaster Management Authority Spokesperson Sangram Mohapatra told ANI, "One crore, 48 lakh people have been affected in 155 blocks. Almost 5.8 lakh houses have been damaged. As many as 37 casualties have been reported till now."Meghalaya: 13 miners, trapped in illegal 'Rat hole' coal mine, feared dead
13 miners, who were trapped inside a flooded illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, have been feared dead, said a news report. All efforts to pump out water from the mine failed in yielding any positive result. However, a massive rescue operation is still going on with more than 100 people pressed into action.