last updated: 12th October, 11:52 am
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Cyclone Phailin Helpline Numbers
0674-2534177 for Odisha Central Control Room (Emergency) - Call this number to seek people require emergency help from the Army and other personnel.
040-23456005 (or) 040-23451043 Fax-040-23451819 for Andhra Pradesh central control room
District control room helpline numbers for Cyclone Phailin
People living in costal areas of Ganjam, Gajapati, Srikakulam and Puri districts are requested to evacuate on their own before the noon of Saturday, 12th October.
Cyclone Phailin seems to be the strongest Cyclone affectng Odisha, and Andhra Pradesh. The cyclone is expected to cross the coast of AP and Odisha between Kalingapatnam and Paradip, near to Gopalpur of Odisha by 6pm today. Apart from Gajapati, Ganjam and Puri districts of Odisha, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Vizag, the North costal districts of Andhra Pradesh are also expected to be affected.
Winds are expected at a speed of 205 Km/h to 260 Km/h, gusting to 315 Km/h.
Max speed by early morning of 12th October 2013 is 265 kilo meter per hour is expected.
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The cyclone expected to hit costal Odisha, near Gopalpur at 6PM on 12 October 2013. More than 1.3 crore people will be affected because of the cyclone. Cyclone Phailin is would be stronger than 1999's super-cyclone of Odisha, which then killed over 10,000 people.