3 Dead After Tropical Cyclone Mora Slams Bangladesh

Posted by on Thursday, June 1, 2017

Three people are dead and thousands of homes were destroyed after Tropical Cyclone Mora made landfall in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

The three died after trees fell on their homes.

The storm has the same strength as a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic basin.

Bangladesh had set up more than 1,000 shelters in anticipation of the storm.

Bangladesh wasn'tthe only area hit hard, The island of Saint Martins also sustained significant damage.

Many homes were destroyed by the strong winds. 8,000 residents were evacuated to storm shelters and hotels.
Heavy rain is continuing to cause flooding and mudslides as the storm pushes inland. 

The Team

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