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Scores missing at sea as cyclone pummels Indian coast, killing at least 29

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Ahmedabad, India Reuters The Indian Navy mounted a massive air and sea rescue mission on Tuesday for 79 oil workers and crew whose barge sank in heavy seas following a powerful cyclone that tore up the west coast killing at least 29 people. Around 182 of those on board the barge, which sank off the […]

Updated: India’s Gujarat state evacuates over 200,000 people as cyclone hits

India Gujarat Cyclone Tauktae preparations1

Updated: 9.05amAhmedabad, IndiaReuters More than 200,000 people were evacuated from their homes in the Indian state of Gujarat and authorities shut ports and major airports as the most powerful cyclone in more than two decades made landfall in the state late on Monday. Rain intensified and several incidents of power outages were reported in the state. […]