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Five dead, hundreds of thousands flee as Cyclone Mora batters Bangladesh

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 05:50

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Cyclone Mora packed winds of up to 135 kilometres per hour, damaging thousands of homes as more than 300,000 people fled villages in the coastal district of Cox's Bazar, which bore the brunt of the storm.

Dhaka

CYCLONE Mora battered Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing five people, ripping through camps housing Rohingya refugees and forcing more than 300,000 people to flee coastal villages.

Disaster management authorities said the five had been crushed under trees felled by winds of up to

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