Saturday, May 21, 2016

Six dead, 500,000 flee as Cyclone Roanu hits Bangladesh

Posted By: aftab hussain - 4:40 AM

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Cyclone Roanu struck the Bangladesh coast on Saturday killing six people and forcing hundreds of thousands more to flee their homes as the storm unleashed strong winds and heavy downpours.

Authorities took more than 500,000 people into shelters as the cyclone made landfall just after noon local time, packing winds as strong as 88 kilometres per hour.“It has struck the southern coastal areas of Barisal and Chittagong with a wind speed of 62-88 kilometres per hour,” Omar Faruq, a government meterological department official told AFP.

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