A powerful cyclone that slammed into India’s eastern seaboard weakened as it moved inland Monday, leaving at least eight dead in its wake. Rescue workers readied helicopters, aircraft and ships to carry out relief operations once daylight made clear the extent of damage.
A powerful cyclone was pounding a large swath of India’s eastern seaboard with heavy rain and strong winds on Sunday, killing at least six people and causing major damage to buildings and crops, in one of two storms lashing Asia.
Heavy rains and gusts ripped through a large swath of India’s eastern seaboard, uprooting trees and snapping power cables as a powerful cyclone swept through the Bay of Bengal and slammed into the southern city of Visakhapatnam, one of two storms pounding Asia on Sunday.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The weather bureau is tracking a tropical cyclone east of southern Luzon that could enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Saturday.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
There is little chance that a tropical cyclone will develop and enter the country on Monday (July 28), according to the state weather bureau.