Deadly Cyclone Brings Severe Winds to Chennai

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 20176 views
Published: January 13, 2017

At least <a href="http://www.ndtv.com/south/cyclone-vardah-tamil-nadu-andhra-pradesh-on-high-alert-chennai-braces-for-storm-1636811" target="_blank">10 people</a> were killed as Cyclone Vardah hit Chennai, southern India, on Monday, December 12.

The cyclone made landfall around nine miles from Chennai, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate from their homes in low-lying areas, according to <a href="http://www.ndtv.com/tamil-nadu-news/chennai-recovers-after-cyclone-vardah-10-dead-10-points-1637205" target="_blank">local media</a>. Thousands of trees and electrical poles were also uprooted, causing disruption to traffic and power cuts across Chennai. Heavy rains will still affect the city in the next 12 hours as reported by <a href="http://www.ndtv.com/tamil-nadu-news/chennai-recovers-after-cyclone-vardah-10-dead-10-points-1637205" target="_blank"><span class="caps">NDTV</span></a>, citing local officials.

The video, which was uploaded on December 13, shows strong winds in Chennai.

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