At Least 3 Killed as Cyclone Hits Indian State of Gujarat

Three people were reported to have died on May 18 in the state of Gujarat as strong winds and heavy rain from Cyclone Tauktae hit India’s western coast.

The India Meteorological Department said Cyclone Tauktae was an “extremely severe cyclonic storm" with wind speeds of up to 100 mph on the evening of May 17.

On May 18, the storm was expected to weaken gradually.

This footage was filmed in Surat, on India’s west coast. Credit: Dharmesh Patel via Storyful

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