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Hurricane “Fanny” has claimed the lives of more than 10 people in the Indian state Odes, where the hurricane left widespread destruction, and in Bangladesh, where she just got. The scope of the disaster, the correspondent of “MIR 24” Anastasia lihodedova.
In India, the day of silence in the truest sense of the word. People come to life after the accident. It raged all day, but the effects will remove a few more months.
“We work in the morning, as soon as the left the cyclone. Our team from the rubble in all areas,” said rescuer Yogesh Frederick Sanger.
But most importantly, now have rescuers is to get residents clean water in taps and electricity. You need to clear the roads. Trees littered with not only highways but also Railways.
“The trees shook in different directions, and then they fell and fell. It’s scary. We didn’t sleep. Now we are just silent, just standing, just listen to the silence” – says a local resident.
The first footage of “Fanny” in India appeared immediately after the start of the storm. People are trying to get indoors, but for the cyclone, which propels the air to the speed of a racing car is 220 miles per hour, nothing more.
A flying chunk of concrete killed a woman in the area Nagar. In Puri under a fallen tree killed a teenager. Multi-ton cars and a huge tower cranes could not withstand the onslaught of the elements.
Under the water were grain fields and plantations of fruit trees. Powerful rains flooded dozens of regions. Authorities evacuated to shelters more than a million people.
“It was very, very scary. I was never afraid. I first time saw that the wind reached such a velocity,” – says a local resident.
Now “Fanny” got to Bangladesh. The rains and storms, which brought hurricane caused the deaths of six people, including seven children. What else awaits this country, we can only guess. But now I know for sure the wind speed in the center of the cyclone dropped to 80 kilometers per hour. In India, “Fanny” is recognized as the most powerful cyclone in the last 20 years.