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Monster cyclone slams northeast India, aims at Bangladesh

Clip: 05/03/2019 | 3m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

The enormous Cyclone Fani, equivalent in power to a Category 5 hurricane, slammed into northeastern India Friday, whipping the region with torrential rain and sustained winds over 120 miles per hour before moving toward neighboring Bangladesh. The storm forced more than a million people to evacuate, brought transportation to a standstill and disrupted Indian election events. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 05/03/19

Rating: NR

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