Cyclone Fani: Indians shelter from cyclone's onslaught

Saturday, 04 May 2019 - 6:28

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A powerful cyclone has slammed into India's eastern coastline, bringing torrential rains and winds of up to 200 km/h.

Cyclone Fani, one of the most severe storms to hit the region in recent years, made landfall at 08:00 AM on Friday.

More than one million people have been evacuated from the eastern state of Orissa, also called Odisha.

Eight people have been killed in India.

The cyclone made landfall in the tourist town of Puri, and according to reports, although official figures had not been confirmed, around 160 people had been injured in Puri alone.


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