Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu paid a visit to areas affected by the cyclone on Friday and immediately ordered a supply of essential commodities to the families. The Andhra Pradesh Emergency Control Room reported Friday that six villages in Andhra Pradesh were the most affected due to heavy rains. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, meanwhile, has constituted a three-member ministerial committee to visit the three worst-affected districts to monitor rescue and relief operation. Of the 22 blocks in Ganjam district, 13 were badly hit due to cyclone and floods.
Fishermen have been advised to keep off the coast as sea conditions have been predicted very rough off and along the coast of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. As many as 16 trains in Odisha were cancelled Friday and 11 were rescheduled.