A family wades through a flooded street after Cyclone Nivar made landfall in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AP A family wades through a flooded street after Cyclone Nivar made landfall in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AP
A family wades through a flooded street after Cyclone Nivar made landfall in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AP
India

Cyclone Nivar: India hails evacuations, forecasting for preventing major disaster

  • Authorities in southeast India declared a public holiday, suspended transport, cut power and evacuated hundreds of thousands ahead of the storm
  • Local media reported at least five deaths, compared to 110 when ‘super cyclone’ Amphan ravaged India and Bangladesh in May

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A family wades through a flooded street after Cyclone Nivar made landfall in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AP A family wades through a flooded street after Cyclone Nivar made landfall in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AP
A family wades through a flooded street after Cyclone Nivar made landfall in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Photo: AP
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