Hudhud cyclone hits east coast of India

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    Storm has winds up to 200 km / h.
    450 000 people were evacuated from their homes.


    Strong winds blow along the beach at Gopalpur in Ganjam district, Odisha. (Photo: Reuters)

    The Hudhud cyclone hit on Sunday (12) the east coast of India accompanied by winds of up to 200km / h and heavy rains. Before the arrival of the storm, rescuers coordinated withdrawal of 450 000 people from their homes.

    The head of the cyclone hit the states of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa around 11am local time (2:30 a.m. GMT), said second weather and rescue the Indian channel "NDTV", which showed images of the effects of Cyclone Live services sources , as falling trees and light poles.

    "The six subsequent to the cyclone striking Earth hours are the most crucial, although the wind speed should drop to 100 km / h," said Arvind Kumar, an official of the government of Andhra Pradesh.

    A year ago the cyclone Phailin by Orissa and to a lesser extent in Andhra Pradesh left 53 dead.


    Indian fishermen have faced strong and big waves even before 'Hudhud' reach India. (Photo: AFP Photo)

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