Bangladesh: One Million Flee Cyclone Mahasen


16 May 2013, 4:08 Bangladesh: One Million Flee Cyclone Mahasen Tweet Bangladesh is evacuating one million people as Cyclone Mahasen approaches, bring with it gale-force winds and heavy rain. The country has raised its storm warning to seven, on a scale with a maximum of 10. The storm has already killed at least seven people and displaced 3,881 in Sri Lanka as it tracked across the Bay of Bengal towards Bangladesh. A boat carrying Rohingya Muslims in neighbouring Myanmar capsized at on Monday after hitting rocks off…

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