Mass evacuation saves lives as cyclone leaves trail of destruction

(Reuters) – A mass evacuation saved thousands of people from India’s fiercest cyclone in 14 years, but aid workers warned a million would need help after their homes and livelihoods were destroyed. Cyclone Phailin was expected to dissipate within 36 hours, losing momentum on Sunday as it headed inland after


The term cyclone refers to a wide variety of broad, low pressure system with cyclonic rotation, that is counterclockwise if the system is in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere.  ********************************************************************************************************************************** The first type to explore is called a tropical cyclone.  These are the most intense cyclones in terms