India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down

Clouds loom ahead of cyclone Fani in Visakhapatnam, India, May 1, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

BHUBANESHWAR, India (Reuters) – India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impending cyclone expected to make landfall on Friday. The state of Odisha has also moved in thousands of disaster management personnel to help those living in […]

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