Satelllite image showing Tropical Cyclone Fani moving inland northeast of Puri, India, on Friday. Image: NOAA/U-Wisc
Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall near the city of Puri, India, early Friday morning as a fierce Category 4 storm. Reuters reports "extensive" damage in the city. Media reports indicate about 1 million people evacuated coastal areas of Odisha state before the cyclone hit.