Phailin hits Odisha and north coastal Andhra Pradesh with heavy rains
Phailin hits Odisha and North Coastal Andhra With Heavy Rains, Cyclone Phailin, Super Cyclone. 'Phailin', a very Severe Cyclonic Storm with Wind Speeds of over 200 kmph hits the coastal Odisha and North Coastal Andhra Pradesh.
Gopalpur(Odisha) & Srikakulam(Andhra Pradesh): 'Phailin', a very severe cyclonic storm, said to be the second strongest after the disastrous super-cyclone of 1999, today struck the Odisha coast, bringing in its wake torrential rains and wind speeds of over 200 kmph in the state and in the neighbouring north coastal Andhra Pradesh.
Darkness enveloped wide swathes of the coastal districts of Odisha, especially Ganjam, whose Gopalpur-on-sea was the entry point for the storm uprooting trees and electric poles.