Bhubaneswar: A toll free number 1070 has been issued for public to seek help from the Government during the cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, which is likely to make a landfall in Puri district and affect as many as 11 coastal districts.
While tides are expected to rise above 1.5 metre in the sea, wind is expected to blow at a speed of about 185 km. By the impact of Fani, heavy rains are likely to occur in the entire State. The Government has, however, issued high alert for 17 districts.
People can dial 1070 from mobile and landline numbers to seek help for evacuation, relief etc.