Phailin http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/71270/all en Cyclone Phailin: 800,000 flee as mega-storm menaces India (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/131012/cyclone-phailin-400000-flee-mega-storm-menaces-india The mega-storm, which may be the strongest to strike India in over a decade, slammed into India's eastern coast Saturday with sustained winds of about 124 miles per hour, with gusts reaching 150 mph.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/131012/cyclone-phailin-400000-flee-mega-storm-menaces-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Phailin India Sat, 12 Oct 2013 10:13:00 +0000 Kristin Deasy 5959138 at http://www.globalpost.com Cyclone Phailin: How India's government saved countless lives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/131015/cyclone-phailin-how-indias-government-saved-countles <p>NEW DELHI &mdash; Cyclone Phailin looked as though it would bring catastrophe to the eastern coast of India last week. But while the storm&rsquo;s 150 mph winds devastated homes and flooded farmland, the decision by Indian authorities to evacuate more than 1 million people has saved countless lives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/131015/cyclone-phailin-how-indias-government-saved-countles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Phailin Bangladesh Want to Know Aid India Philippines Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:30:00 +0000 James Tapper 5961539 at http://www.globalpost.com