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The Odisha government on Thursday started evacuating people from low - lying areas in several coastal districts to safer places as cyclone Fani is likely to hit the State's coast in Puri district on Friday evening.

As the sky remained overcast since morning, light rain has begun in many areas in the coastal belt. More than eight lakh people were to be brought to cyclone shelters and other safer places by this evening, according to official . Adequate arrangements have been made at the cyclone shelter. The India Meteorological Department has predicted that Fani will make landfall at around 5.30 p.m on Friday, wind speeds at 170-180 kmph gusting to 200 kmph, accompanied by tidal surge of about 1.5 metres.

As many as 25 terms of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) along With State fire service personnel have been engaged in the evacuation exercise. Defence forces are on high alert to meet any eventuality.

The East Cost Railway has announced to run at least three special trains from Puri to West Bengal during the day. ore than 80 trains had been cancelled between Bhadrak and Vizianagararn stations on Thursday. 14 distiicts in Odisha hich are likely to be affected by the cyclone are Ganjam, Gajapati, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara Jajpur, Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday appealed to the people to not panic, and cooperate with the administration in handling the situation. Stating that the State government was fully ready to tackle the situation. Mr. Patnaik emphasized the need to pay special attention to women, children, elderly and people with disabilities during the cyclone. The Chief Minister met the telecom operators at the State Secretariat this morning and reviewed their preparedness to maintain communication link during the cyclone. Mr. Patnaik also held one-on-one talks with Secretaries of line departments, regarding their preparedness.

Question 137

The passage does not refer to preparedness with respect to ___________

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