Cyclone Helen Whips Havoc On India With Heavy Rain And Winds

Category: World / Nov 22, 2013 1:19PM EDT

Cyclone Helen has made its way to the east coast of India with winds reaching 55mph and heavy rain. Experts are warning residents that this will be an intense cyclone with the potential to cause major damage to homes, and power and communication lines.

Over 100,000 residents have been evacuated from the coastal areas and taken to shelters. Rescue teams have now been sent to the affected areas to aid in the relief and evacuations.  While the winds are expected to ease up, storm like conditions as part of the cyclone will continue.



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