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.
The UK weather service said a gust provisionally measured at 196 kph, thought to be the strongest ever in England was recorded on the Isle of Wight as Storm Eunice swept across the country's south.
Kentucky governor Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency and requested the US president for a federal emergency declaration.
Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka dropped out of the Games after she was beaten in the third round.
Potential damage to the Bahamas from Dorian could be exacerbated by the fact that its westward motion is forecast to slow, keeping it over the islands for longer.