People gather next to storm-damaged buildings and palm trees in Puri on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Netizens have praised the lady officer on Twitter. One user who goes by the name, Sushree said, “Inspirational... made my day.”
Cyclone Fani weakened to a depression as it barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India, although a major human disaster looked to have been averted.
Cyclone Fani, the first summer cyclone to hit India's Bay of Bengal coast in 43 years, made landfall in Odisha state on May 3 packing winds up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Thursday said that it had conducted additional 38,000 COVID-19 tests which helped it tot trace 563 new cases.
Dubai Municipality said JBR beach, Al Mamzar, Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim beaches will open to public from Friday May 29.
Wastewater is not in any way wasted and in fact has given birth to a network of man-made lakes which have become a sanctuary for even migratory birds in Sharjah.