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12/10/2013 Cyclone Phailin makes landfall on the east coast of India

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Powerful cyclone makes landfall in India

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Cyclone Phailin: BBC World's Newsroom

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India: full extent of Cyclone Phailin's damage realised

Cyclone Phailin made landfall, near Gopalpur in Odisha coast. Phailin subsequently weakened over land, becoming a Category 1 tropical cyclone, as a result of frictional forces, before it was last noted as it degenerated into a well-marked area of low pressure.
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