Cyclone Phailin hits Odisha Coast

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A farmer wade through a paddy field submerged in flood waters on... News PhotoAsian Style Conical Hat,Emergencies and Disasters,Environmental Issues,Extreme Weather,Farmer,Field,Flood,Horizontal,India,Odisha,Rice Paddy,Underwater,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesBALASORE, INDIA - OCTOBER 15: A farmer wade through a paddy field submerged in flood waters on October 15, 2013 in Balasore, India. Cyclone Phailin on Sunday left a trail of destruction knocking down lakhs of homes affecting nearly 90 lakh people and destroying paddy crops worth about Rs 2,400 crore, but Odisha and Andhra Pradesh escaped from widespread loss of life due to timely and efficient evacuation efforts . (Photo by Gurinder Osan/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)