Nightly News   |  October 11, 2013

Dangerous cyclone brews near India

Satellite images show a massive cyclone that’s expected to affect as many as 12 million people and will likely make landfall Saturday afternoon. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a huge and dangerous storm is gathering strength off the coast of india. right now it is the largest concentration of energy anywhere on earth. the satellite image shows the massive cyclone named phailin, rated the equivalent of a cat 5 hurricane. sustained winds of 150 miles per hour. it is expect ed to make land fall tomorrow. as many as 12 million people are in the area likely to be affected by this. widespread destruction is ex expected. one forecast is saying tonight, quote, a catastrophic storm surge is