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Recovery Efforts Begin After Deadly Cyclone Slams Eastern India

AP | By MOHAMMED SHAFEEQ | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Rescue workers and soldiers cleared uprooted trees and electrical poles blocking roads in eastern India after a tropical cyc...

Cyclone Pounds India, Causing Major Damage

AP | MOHAMMED SHAFEEQ | Posted 12.12.2014 | World

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A powerful cyclone that slammed into India's eastern seaboard weakened as it moved inland Monday, leaving at least eight dea...

Massive Cyclone Reaches Peak Strength As It Batters India

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2014 | World

* Winds lash Andhra Pradesh, uproot trees, knocking out power * Cyclone at peak strength, packing gusts of 195 km/h * C...

150,000 Evacuated As Massive Cyclone Approaches India

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2014 | World

By Jatindra Dash PUDIMADAKA, India, Oct 11 (Reuters) - About 150,000 people were evacuated on India's eastern seaboard on Saturday as...

A Tale of Two Cyclones

Jeremy Konyndyk | Posted 10.25.2013 | World
Jeremy Konyndyk

While much now remains to be done to help bring relief and recovery to those affected by the storm, Cyclone Phailin has shown India's ability to address a major disaster using its own disaster management institutions.

'If We Had Stayed Here, Everyone In The Village Would Be Dead'

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEHRAMPUR, India — BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — The Indian coast guard rescued 17 sailors on Monday whose cargo ship sank during Cyclone Phailin, o...

Powerful Cyclone Hammers India

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEHRAMPUR, India — BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — Mass evacuations spared India the widespread deaths many had feared from a powerful cyclone that ro...

Powerful Cyclone Displaces Hundreds Of Thousands

AP | SHONAL GANGULY | Posted 12.12.2013 | World

BEHRAMPUR, India — BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people living along India's eastern coastline were taking shelter Saturday...

Strongest Indian Cyclone Since 1999 Nears Coast

AP | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

BHUBANESHWAR, India -- BHUBANESHWAR, India (AP) — The strongest cyclone to threaten India in more than a decade bore down on its east coast Saturday...

Tropical Storm Forces Tens Of Thousands To Flee

AP | R. RANGARAJ | Posted 12.31.2012 | World

CHENNAI, India — A tropical storm slammed into southern India, bringing heavy rain and a storm surge flooding low-lying areas and displacing mor...

One Million Left Homeless In India After Devastating Cyclone

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After a devastating cyclone ripped through the Indian states of Bihar and West Bengal last week, an estimated one million people have been left homele...

Cyclone Aila kills nearly 120 in Bangladesh, India

Reuters | Anis Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHAKA (Reuters) -- Nearly 120 people have been killed by a cyclone that ripped through Bangladesh and eastern India, officials and local media said on...