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Cyclone Mahasen Strikes Southern Bangladesh; Heavy Rain, Winds Force Evacuation
on 05/16/13 AT 7:24 AM
Cyclone Mahasen hit the southern coast of Bangladesh on Thursday and forced the evacuation of more than one million people.
Bangladesh cyclone toll tops 500
By IBT Staff Reporter on 11/16/07 AT 7:51 AM
A severe cyclone has killed more than 500 people in Bangladesh and left thousands injured or missing, triggering an international relief effort to help the army-backed interim government to cope with the disaster.