May 3, 2019 - Science

Videos: Cyclone Fani makes landfall in India as a Category 4 storm

Satellite image of Cyclone Fani making landfall near Puri, India

Satelllite image showing Tropical Cyclone Fani moving inland northeast of Puri, India, on Friday. Image: NOAA/U-Wisc

Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall near the city of Puri, India, early Friday morning as a fierce Category 4 storm. Reuters reports "extensive" damage in the city. Media reports indicate about 1 million people evacuated coastal areas of Odisha state before the cyclone hit.

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