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Monster Cyclone Fani smashes eastern India

Asia Pacific May 3, 2019

Monster Cyclone Fani smashes eastern India

Cyclone Fani tore through India's eastern coast on Friday as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and wind gusting up to 205 kilometers (127 miles) per hour and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest. The India Meteorological Department said the "extremely ...

Mass evacuations as monster cyclone draws bead on India

World May 3, 2019

Mass evacuations as monster cyclone draws bead on India

Nearly 800,000 people in eastern India have been evacuated ahead of a major cyclone packing winds gusting up to 200 kph (125 mph) and torrential rain, officials said Thursday. The Indian weather service said Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani should make landfall on Friday around ...