Power, telecommunication and water outages continued to affect millions of people in east India's Odisha state as of Monday, May 13, following the May 3 passage of Tropical Cyclone Fani. The official death toll rose to 64 on Sunday following new reporting from Puri and Khurda districts with an additional 13 deaths in Bangladesh. The storm also destroyed homes and displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Residents in Bhubaneswar reportedly protested to demand increased coordination in aid delivery. Disruptions are likely in the coming days and weeks and recovery efforts continue. Additional demonstrations are also possible.
Individuals in Bangladesh and eastern India, particularly Odisha state, are advised to anticipate power, telecommunication, and transportation disruptions, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.
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