The toll due to Cyclone Fani, which left a trail of destruction and devastation through coastal Odisha as it hit the state on May 3, has increased to 64, a official report said on Sunday.
A Cyclone Situation Report released from the office of Special Relief Commissioner said that while 39 deaths have been reported from worst-affected Puri district, nine deaths occurred in Khurdha and six in Cuttack.
Four persons were killed in Mayurbhanj district and three deaths reported each from Jajpur and Kendrapara, it added.
A total of 1.64 crore people have been affected in 14 districts by the cyclone.
The house damage assessment will begin from May 15 and will be completed within a week, he added.
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