Cyclone Fani: 223 trains cancelled till Saturday; here's the list you should note
Indian Railway has also released several helpline numbers for passengers at various railways stations in the affected states.
He said that nine trains have been diverted and four trains have been short terminated.
Earlier in the day, extremely severe cyclone storm cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha coast near Puri on Friday morning, triggered heavy rains in parts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh, while gusty winds uprooted trees and electricity poles.
East Coast Railway: It has further been decided to cancel 10 more trains - 7 trains on 3rd May, one train on 4th May, one train on 6th May & one train on 7th May. Railways had earlier cancelled 147 trains from 1st to 3rd May. #CyclonicStormFANI pic.twitter.com/uuTAseYHLr
— ANI (@ANI) May 3, 2019
Trains cancelled in view of Typhoon Feni pic.twitter.com/HRXby1ceSv
— vijay banga (@lekh27) May 3, 2019
Train services cancelled and Diverted in view of cyclone FANI
Three special trains arranged towards Howrah from Puri pic.twitter.com/Ok5NpEVWvK
— PIB in Odisha (@PIBBhubaneswar) May 2, 2019
Aviation regulator DGCA announced that flights in and out of Bhubaneswar airport stand cancelled on Friday. Reports also say no flights will land or take off from Kolkata airport between 3 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday.
#CycloneFani In order to clear stranded passengers at #Visakhapatnam & near by areas, railways to run a special train from VSKP to #Mumbai CSTM with timings and stoppages of Konark express (11020), Public are requested to make use of this special train services @eastcoastrail
— Odisha News Tune (@OdishaNewsTune) May 3, 2019
In view of the cyclonic storm, the Railways has also released helpline numbers:
Bhubaneswar- 0674-2303060, 2301525, 2301625
Khurda Road-0674-2490010, 2492511, 2492611
Sambalpur-0663- 2532230, 2533037, 2532302
Visakhapatnam–0891- 2746255, 1072
(With additional information from IANS)
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