Vayu will pass Veraval, Porbandar and Dwarka and its effect will be seen in the coastal regions as there will be strong winds and heavy rain as well.
Four deaths are reported in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, 3 each in Puri, Bhubaneswar and Jajpur; and 1 each in Keonjhar, Nayagarh and Kendrapara, officials said.
Cyclone Fani | 8 dead in Odisha, 'weakened cyclonic storm' to hit West Bengal: 10 developments to know
Kolkata witnessed sporadic rainfall on Friday ahead of Cyclone Fani's estimated arrival in West Bengal by early morning May 4, by when it would have weakened to a 'severe cyclonic storm'.
The storm, which has crossed the Odisha coast near Puri, would enter West Bengal as a severe cyclonic storm and the gale would start from Friday evening in the coastal districts.
All flights from Bhubaneswar have been cancelled from midnight, Kolkata airport will be shut between 3 pm today and till 8 am on Saturday.
The Meteorological Department said Cyclone Fani is the first cyclonic storm of such severity in April in India's oceanic neighbourhood in 43 years.
In view of the rough sea conditions during the next 72 hours, IMD has also advised fishermen those who are out in deep sea areas to return to the coast by May 1.
The train services between Odisha's Bhadrak and Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram have been suspended and inward trains towards Bhubaneswar and Puri will be restricted from the evening of May 2.
These ships are embarked with additional divers, doctors, inflatable rubber boats and relief material that include food, tents, clothes, medicines and blankets.
Authorities have sounded red alert in seven out of nine coastal districts and opened over 300 relief camps to provide shelter to people evacuated from coastal villages and low-lying areas.
During the cyclone's landfall, rains lashed Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, and Thanjavur, uprooting trees in several regions.
Power outage in most parts of Ganjam including Berhampur was reported as transformers and electric poles were damaged
On Wednesday, heavy gales of 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph lashed the three north coastal districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam under the influence of Titli.
The ENC is monitoring the developments closely and is in constant communication with the state administration to augment the rescue and relief operations.
Post landfall, the storm may maintain its intensity and wind speed in interior the State is also likely to remain between 60 to 90 kmph till Thursday evening, IMD informed.