Cyclone PHAILIN is set to strike on India’s east coast at 210 to 220 KM/hour today evening. Government authority has issued the Red Alert in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and more than 400000 people are shifted to Super Cyclone shelters.
Cyclone Phalin is considered one of the massive cyclones the India has ever seen. Government authority is taking extra precautions by evacuating the people from coastal area. According to our sources, the area around one of the popular seashore destination of Gopalpur is considered exact affected location in this Super Cyclone.
Here is the contact numbers of emergency operation centers in Odisha
The National Disaster management authority of India has issued alert given below:
Alert:- Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘PHAILIN’ over westcentral and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal: Cyclone Warning for North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Coast.Cyclonic storm PHAILIN over westcentral and adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal moved northwestwards. It would move northwestwards and cross North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast between Kalingapatnam and Paradip, close to Gopalpur (Odisha) by evening of today i.e. the 12th October, 2013 as a very severe cyclonic storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 210-220 kmph gusting to 240 kmph.(Source – IMD).
You can see real time visual information about this massive cyclone Phailin by visiting official website of Join Research Center
We urge our readers from given location to take precautionary action and stay safe.