Cyclone Phailin makes landfall in India

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13 Oct 2013 - 18 Jan 2016
A huge cyclone that has forced as many as 500,000 people to flee their homes has made landfall in eastern India. Winds were measured at 200 km/h (125 m/h) as Cyclone Phailin hit the coast near Gopalpur, Orissa state, at about 21:15 (15:45 GMT). Authorities predicted a storm surge of at least 3 m (10 ft) that was expected to cause extensive damage.

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