Earlier in the day, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar sent Rs 2 crores from the Chief Minister Fund to the Prime Minister Fund for the relief of victims.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also met the fishermen families affected by Cyclone Ockhi at Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram and assured them that the search and rescue operations are being conducted with full force.
The state department also said that at least 690 people have been rescued so far, while 96 were still missing.
It further stated that 63 people have been hospitalised, while 74 houses have been fully damaged and 1,122 houses partially damaged.
The deadly cyclone, which has claimed many lives, lashed the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Saturday with torrential rainfall and gusty winds. (ANI)