Cyclone Phailin Hits India's East Coast

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Indian police force members and volunteers clear branches from the... News PhotoBranch,City,Cyclone,Emergencies and Disasters,Extreme Weather,Gopalpur,Horizontal,India,Kilometer,Meteorology,People,Police Force,Rain,Rescue Worker,Road,Storm,Torrential Rain,Volunteer,WindPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian police force members and volunteers clear branches from the village road due to heavy cyclonic wind with rain in Badabandha Village near Gopalpur, about 195 kilometers south from eastern city Bhubaneswar on October 12, 2013. Nearly half a million people have been evacuated from India's impoverished east coast ahead of a massive cyclone expected to make landfall on October 12 evening, disaster officials said. AFP PHOTO/ASIT KUMAR (Photo credit should read ASIT KUMAR/AFP/Getty Images)