translated from Spanish: Cyclone Fani leaves his path to destruction and death in India

New Delhi.-Cyclone Fani caused material damage at dawn in the eastern Indian state of Bengal and this morning came to Bangladesh after weakening to a «severe depression», while the authorities of both countries have accounted for fourteen deaths by their Effects. Fani touched Earth first thing on Friday in the Indian region of Odisha with winds of up to 205 kilometers per hour and in the form of cyclone «extremely severe», causing at least seven dead in the state, EFE reported today a source of the control room of the national force To the disaster response (NDRF). After leaving the power lines and telecommunications crashes, flights and trains cancelled and important material damage, «Fani walked away late yesterday and now the rescue tasks are underway,» said the source, which added that the more than one million evacuees They’re coming back «little by little» to their homes. From Odisha moved this morning as «cyclone» to neighboring Bengal, where it had a «very slight» impact and only caused damage to some electrical lines and housing, without casualties, confirmed to EFE the Secretary of Disaster management Bengal, Malay Kumar De.La Source explained that the airport of the regional capital, Calcutta, has already reopened after moving Fani to Bangladesh.

Millions had to be evacuated. Photo: Xinhua

That country came after weakening even more, «severe depression,» and caused at least six deaths in five districts, told Efe a spokesman for the control room of the Ministry of Disaster Management Bangladeshi, Mahtab Uddin. The Bangladeshi authorities had already Yesterday confirmed a death for the effects of Fani, before his arrival in the country, which raises seven of the deceased in that Asian country. Although data are still being received from the material damage caused in the different parts of the country, Uddin said that in the administrative demarcation of Patuakhali there are 2,093 houses partially damaged and 125 destroyed, in addition to more than 6,000 hectares of Agricultural land affected.

Around 8.500 dwellings were damaged. Photo: Xinhua

In Barguna, the number of damaged houses amounted to about 8,500 and in Satkhira to more than half a thousand. The Indian coast is usually suffering the passage of cyclones, one of the last in October last year, the «very severe» Titli, which left some sixty dead as it passed through the state of Odisha, also the most beaten by Fani. 



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