December 30th, 2011
04:24 AM ET

Cyclone pummels eastern Indian coast, kills six

At least six people were killed after a cyclone pummeled India's southeastern coastline Friday, bringing high winds and rain, officials said.

Coastal districts in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and in the territory of Puducherry were on high alert as the cyclone approached.

The deaths were reported in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu, where meteorologists reported winds gusting at between 75 and 87 miles per hour.


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  1. Ice hunt

    Take note every one there is aryan trolls on cnn blogging now they stand out like a sore thunb just a warning

    December 30, 2011 at 5:54 am | Report abuse |
  2. rooney

    Lol. When I first read the ti tle it reminded me of a cyclops! I had this picture in my head of a giant cyclops stomping around, pummeling people in India, like in an old horror movie.

    December 30, 2011 at 6:18 am | Report abuse |
  3. Peacer

    No i cannot melt right now its about -20 where im at and bivied on a narrow ledge trying to stay warm i little bit chilly ive had worse but im getting ready to eat top ramen noodles with chille powder and than dreak out the pre cooked smoked halibet . So no to your comment at 13,000 feet its nice man only for the strong willed in such a sport

    December 30, 2011 at 7:31 am | Report abuse |
  4. Peacer

    I change my name quit a lot to avoid trollers

    December 30, 2011 at 7:33 am | Report abuse |
  5. Peacer

    Thats a good one about a cyclops i remember that movie to im geting stove starting to eat ahhhh some nice warm tea from india yummy ! Theres the m&ms and the cashews a feast for a king

    December 30, 2011 at 7:37 am | Report abuse |
  6. Peacer

    And a little b-12 oh man where going th 1,499 ft to the highest point in the lower 48 in about 20 minutes a long day my friend. Hope to talk to you later? Let you know how climb is going on descent hope all goes well blog later and ill catch you

    December 30, 2011 at 7:43 am | Report abuse |
  7. Peacer

    @ROONEY have a good buddy thank you for the conv im solo so its nice to be in touch with somebody

    December 30, 2011 at 7:46 am | Report abuse |
  8. Peacer

    @Mr Ducky D.. Dont want to burst your ducky my friend but the choppers cannot fly in this weather that i was in tis morning but its cool to talk to another person , celebrating summit back at low camp where left tent yesterday l shots of yeagermeifter and bacon and eggs rest for good part of day in sunshine and slowly pack up and head back to whitney portal

    December 30, 2011 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
  9. gung hoe

    I looked in the toilet today ,and I made a Big Willie Styles

    December 30, 2011 at 1:44 pm | Report abuse |
  10. rooney

    @Peacer: Thanks. Hope your climb is going well. Be careful!

    December 30, 2011 at 8:01 pm | Report abuse |