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India Braces for Massive Cyclone

India has issued a "red alert" for a massive cyclone heading toward its east coast, forcing authorities to evacuate nearly half a million people out of the path of Cyclone Phailin. Weather forecasters say the storm is expected to make landfall late Saturday and will be one of the largest to ever hit India. Heavy rains are already pounding coastal villages. Families are trekking through the rain to shelters as gusts of wind snap branches from trees. The skies were almost black at ...

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