Catastrophic' cyclone heads for landfall in India

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#1 Catastrophic' cyclone heads for landfall in India

Post by venkatakailasam » 11 Oct 2013, 08:01

A monstrous and potentially catastrophic cyclone is taking aim on India, with winds estimated at nearly 170 mph. This is equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane.

The storm's name is Phailin.

The "effects to the Indian coast ... in terms of surge will be catastrophic, with the potential to erase most houses, crops and infrastructure," reported WeatherBell meteorologist Ryan Maue on his Twitter account..

read more at..

http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2 ... n/2960629/
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