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Cyclone Vayu spares Indian coast Gujarat a direct hit, to skirt coast

06 June, 2019 3:11 pm 3:11 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut. Cyclone Vayu, with wind speeds equivalent to those of a Category 1 hurricane, is moving in … Read More




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India to evacuate thousands as Gujarat braces for severe cyclone

06 June, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat. Storm Vayu, which formed in the Arabian Sea, is likely to cross the Gujarat coast with gust speeds as high as 135 kmph … Read More




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Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh

05 May, 2019 12:15 pm 12:15 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety. Having hit land, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and was downgraded to … Read More




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India evacuates more than a million people ahead of cyclone Fani’s la...

05 May, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

BHUBANESHWAR, India/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has evacuated more than a million people living along its east coast ahead of an extremely severe cyclone that is due to make landfall on Friday afternoon, government officials said. Cyclonic storm Fani, which has been churning up the Bay of Bengal, is currently about 150 km (93 miles) … Read More




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India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on ea...

05 May, 2019 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

BHUBANESHWAR, India (Reuters) – India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall. The state of Odisha has also moved in thousands of disaster management personnel to help those living in mud-and-thatch homes in low-lying areas take shelter from Severe Cyclonic … Read More




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Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five

04 April, 2019 8:26 am 8:26 am

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Mozambican officials urged those living near two rivers in the country’s north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding. The cyclone killed five people and flattened homes around Mozambique’s northern coast before moving inland and pounding the province of Cabo Delgado with rain, fuelling … Read More


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Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros and heads to Mozambique

04 April, 2019 8:02 pm 8:02 pm

MORONI (Reuters) – Violent winds of up to 140 kph (87 mph) lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said on Thursday, as Cyclone Kenneth swept towards flood-battered Mozambique. In Comoros, the winds caused widespread power outages in the northern part of the main island, Grande Comore, and the … Read More




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Mozambique confirms 138 cholera cases after cyclone strikes Beira

03 March, 2019 3:03 pm 3:03 pm

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 on Friday, as government and aid agencies battled to contain the spread of disease among the tens of thousands of victims of the storm. Cyclone Idai smashed into Beira on March … Read More




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Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

03 March, 2019 11:19 pm 11:19 pm

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees. Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km … Read More


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Cyclone hit millions across Africa in record disaster: UN

03 March, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Cyclone winds and floods that swept across southeastern Africa affected more than 2.6 million people and could rank as one of the worst weather-related disasters recorded in the southern hemisphere, UN officials said on Tuesday. Rescue crews are still struggling to reach victims five days after Cyclone Idai raced in at speeds … Read More




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Heatwave bakes Australia for seventh straight day as northern cyclone brews

12 December, 2018 10:43 am 10:43 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Seven people have drowned as a heatwave grips Australia, sending big crowds to the beach to cool down, while a tropical depression in the far north threatens to turn into a cyclone by New Year’s Day. Five of the deaths were in the southeastern state of Victoria between Christmas Eve .A South … Read More


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Cyclone Vardah batters south India coast killing two

12 December, 2016 6:55 pm 6:55 pm

CHENNAI, India – A cyclone barreled into the southeast coast of India on Monday, killing at least two people and bringing down trees and power lines as authorities moved tens of thousands of people from low-lying areas. Cyclone Vardah moved west over the Bay of Bengal before hitting Chennai, capital of the southern state of … Read More




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