| GEO World|
| Cyclone kills 29 people in eastern India|
| Updated at: 1117 PST, Wednesday, April 14, 2010|
CALCUTTA: Police said a cyclone demolished more than 100 homes and uprooted trees in eastern India, killing at least 29 people.
Surojit Kar Purkaystha, an inspector-general of police, says the cyclone struck Tuesday night in North Dinajpur district of West Bengal state.
The area is nearly 315 miles (500 kilometers) northeast of Calcutta, the capital of West Bengal state.