India Evacuates 440,000 People Ahead Of Cyclone: Disaster Agency

Authorities were having to "use force" to get reluctant villagers to leave their homes despite the already lashing rains and strong winds.

India evacuates 440,000 people ahead of cyclone: disaster agency (via AFP)

Nearly half a million people have been evacuated from India's impoverished east coast ahead of a massive cyclone expected to make landfall on Saturday evening, disaster officials said. "The total is 4.4 lakh (440,000 evacuations) in all this," Marri…


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