Dozens of people were killed by cyclone in India

World December 5, 2017 17:03

mumbai - The tropical cyclone Ockhi has caused a trail of destruction in western India. According to the Ministry of the Interior, at least 39 people have been killed so far by nature's violence. The whirlwind pulls along the west coast to the north.

Ockhi first held house in the Laccadiven archipelago. The Indian Navy and Coast Guard rescue hundreds of fishermen, but more than 160 people are still missing. More than 30 tourists have been removed from the archipelago and brought to safety.

The TV channel NDTV reported that the schools in the metropolis of Mumbai remained closed on Tuesday as a precaution. Campaign meetings for the state elections of Saturday in Gujarat have been canceled. This includes a performance by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. According to the latest weather forecast, Ockhi is declining in the coming hours.

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