COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Timely action saves country from super cyclone-like damage
Description: A super cyclone, which had hit India in 1999, had left close to 10,000 people dead. This time the coordinated efforts of the state and central governments helped mitigate the impact of the cyclone, especially in terms of casualties, along the eastern coastline which faced the storm. At landfall in the state of Odisha, cyclone Phailin was hovering around at wind-speeds of over 200 kmph. [Source: Hindustan Times]
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Source: Hindustan Times
Publish Date: 10/13/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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