Ganjam, May 10: In view of Cyclone Asani, Ganjam Collector has asked people not to visit Gopalpur and other sea beaches in the district today and tomorrow
Earlier, Odisha government has alerted the collectors of at least 18 districts of the state in view of the possible cyclone over the Bay of Bengal.
Meanwhile, the state administration has also asked people not to resort to panic buying, which may lead to hoarding thereby inflating prices of essential commodities.
The IMD has asked fishermen not to venture into the sea. It has also asked for evacuation of people from coastal areas.