Tariq Kharaz, a spokesperson for the eastern authorities, said 3,200 bodies had been recovered, and 1,100 of them had yet to be identified.
As of now, around 67 trains are reportedly cancelled.
The incident took place at around 7.30 pm on Sunday at Babuji Maharaj temple located in Paras village under Balapur taluka.
The National Weather Service said the tornado was a high-end EF3 twister with wind speeds up to 165 mph (265 kph) and a path as long as 25 miles (40 kilometers).
The total death toll in the winter storm has risen to 56, as per reports
The scope of the storm has been nearly unprecedented, stretching from the Great Lakes near Canada to the Rio Grande along the border with Mexico.
Across the U.S, officials have attributed deaths to exposure, car crashes, a falling tree limb and other effects of the storm.
Puducherry declared a holiday for all schools and colleges in Puducherry and Karaikal regions on Friday and Saturday after the IMD issued a cyclone warning.
Thunderstorms are also expected to occur at isolated places in the state till Monday.
The sample fireworks on May 8, Sunday was met with much fanfare, especially as the event was held after a two-year-break, due to the pandemic.