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Explainer: Cyclone Phailin

Approach of powerful tropical storm prompts evacuation of tens of thousands in two eastern Indian coastal states.

Last Modified: 12 Oct 2013 08:47
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Powerful tropical storm is expected to hit the eastern coast of India in a few hours, prompting government to evacuate tens of thousands of people from the area.

Al Jazeera's Richard Angwin explains.

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