Andhra braces for Cyclone Michaung's landfall, 8 dead in Chennai


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After causing eight deaths in Tamil Nadu's Chennai, Cyclone Michaung is set to hit Andhra Pradesh as a severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday, bringing powerful winds of 90-100km per hour and gusts up to 110 km per hour. Residents of low-lying areas are being evacuated to over 300 relief camps. Andhra Pradesh's government issued alerts for eight districts, and several trains were canceled. Chennai's death toll rose from six to eight as rain wreaked havoc. Around 15,000 people were evacuated from low-lying areas, fearing flooding.