Cyclone Phailin: Mass evacuations save thousands

PUBLISHED ON: October 14, 2013 | Duration: 2 min, 22 sec

  
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An unprecedented and timely evacuation drive, said to be the country's biggest ever, ensured minimum casualties as Cyclone Phailin slammed into coastal Odisha on Saturday evening. 23 people, including two in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, have died in the aftermath of the "very severe" storm, which has since weakened.
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