Nayagarh: Extremely severe cyclone Fani has claimed its first victim, a 35-year-old woman from Daspalla block in Nayagarh district.
The deceased has been identified as Susama Parida of Khamar Sahi panchayat in Puruna Daspalla.
Parida died today morning after a wall of her kutcha house collapsed during heavy rains.
Susama’s father had died earlier and she was living alone in Khamar Sahi. Local youths assisted in retrieving the body of the woman from the debris.
Meanwhile, the local Tehsildar has reached the spot and inquiring into the tragedy.