In eastern India, 100 thousand people were evacuated due to the cyclone "Gulab"

A powerful cyclone "Gulab" hit the coast of the eastern Indian states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday evening. The authorities managed to evacuate more than 100 thousand people, according to The Times of India. The wind at a speed of over 26 m / s was cutting down trees and power transmission towers, breaking fishing boats, writes TASS. It is noted that at least one person has already become a victim of the bad weather, and several more are missing. Earlier, the head of the National Disaster Response Force, Satya Narayan Pradhan, said that 18 rescue teams were deployed in the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, which provide assistance to victims of the disaster. In this area of ​​the east coast of India, all rail services have also been canceled or rescheduled. "Gulab", which carries powerful tropical downpours, is now shifting to the northwest, gradually losing strength.
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