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India prepares for cyclone Fans: thousands of people evacuated

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In the eastern Indian state of Odisha are 800,000 people Thursday were evacuated. Cyclone Fani is on the way to the region and is expected to be Friday to land with wind speeds of 180 to 200 kilometers per hour.

The extremely severe cyclonic storm’ was located above the bay of Bengal near the coast of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. The storm moves northward.

According to the noodhulpcoördinator of the state, Bishnupada Sethi, are at least 800,000 people evacuated. It is expected that various districts in the state.

Workers of the state and the federal government, the fire brigade and the coast guard are enabled for the local authorities to help with the evacuation. Also the sea and air force are in a state of alert.

Sea waves up to 1.5 metres are expected. Fishermen were the council not to sail.

All the schools in the area will, over the next three days are closed. The Indian railway company deleted more than 100 trains in the area would drive.

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