Villagers in Sharonkholur had no food, no homes and no medical help two days after the cyclone struck. BBC staff helped out where they could.
With no medical help, villagers in Sharonkholur have had to treat themselves.
When the BBC team arrived in Sharonkholur, villagers were burying their dead.
Many villagers remain traumatised by the storm - everywhere the sound of women crying could be heard.
Many children have lost parents in the cyclone, while food is in pitifully short supply.
Local residents have not only lost their homes, they have lost their crops and livestock too.
Aid is arriving to remote rural areas, but it is taking time to come, and many communities are still waiting.