Friday, May 2, 2008

Cyclone Nargis -- a selection of stories

Sun torments north, rains soack northeast
Bombay News, India - 7 minutes ago
... of cyclonic storm 'Nargis'. The Met Department has forecast widespread thundershowers over these areas for the next two to three days as the cyclone has ...
Cyclone lashes Myanmar after missing Bangladesh
AFP - 44 minutes ago
Severe cyclone Nargis had already hit outlying coastal regions and was packing winds of 120 to 150 miles (192 to 240 kilometres) per hour, Tun Lwin, ...
Nargis finally lashes Myanmar coast after missing Bangladesh
The Daily Star, Bangladesh - 57 minutes ago
People of the country heaved a sigh of relief as cyclone Nargis did not finally hit Bangladesh, changing its course eastward and starting to cross Myanmar ...
Myanmar: Tropical Cyclone Information Bulletin No. 1
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland - 2 hours ago
The Myanmar Red Cross Society is actively monitoring Tropical Cyclone Nargis and has initiated preparedness and response activities for the possible effects ...
Myanmar warns of strong winds, high tides as Cyclone Nargis heads ... (Pressemitteilung), Austria - 4 hours ago
AP YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar state television broadcast warnings that a strong cyclone was expected to hit the coast of the country near Yangon late ...
Cyclone Nargis Suddenly Monstrous
Daily Green - 5 hours ago
... forecasters predicting that it would – Tropical Cyclone Nargis has suddenly intensified into a monstrous Category 4 storm with winds of up to 132 mph, ...

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