Cyclone Fani, India's most severe cyclone in 20 years hit Puri 8 AM this morning & continues to cause devastation across the state of Odisha and neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh & West Bengal.

Here are pictures to ascertain the impact of the violent cyclone in the state of Odisha.

Source: AP
Source: AP

IAF aircrafts deployed for relief assistance.

Source: AP

A crane of a highrise sways and then topples, crashing on nearby houses.

Fisherman try to control their boat against rising tidal waves.

Source: Biswaranjan Rout/The Hindu