the Cyclone reached the coast just before the 06 on Friday, Swedish time, reports AFP. Two airports have been closed, boats have been moved from ports and more than 200 trains to Odhisa has been set. According to the initial forecasts would cyclone Fani pull in over land from the bay of Bengal in the afternoon, Swedish time, but the storm is moving faster than expected.
When'clock on the morning of Friday warns India Meteorological Department for wind speed of 57 meters per second, heavy rain and high tidal waves along the coast. Fishermen are advised to stay in the country
is often exposed to poor weather conditions. 20 years ago dog more than 8,000 in the so far worst of the storm. This time work the authorities intensively to rescue people living along the coast. 1.2 million should have been evacuated on Friday morning.
Although the states of West bengal and Andhra Pradesh will suffer, according to the India Meteorological Department. The total is expected to 100 million people affected by the storm, according to the newspaper Indian Express.
the Cyclone is expected to be the worst that hit India in five years.