​​​
  1. One killed, thousands displaced after Madagascar cyclone

One killed, thousands displaced after Madagascar cyclone

One person was killed, three are missing and thousands have been displaced after tropical cyclone Ava tore through Madagascar, authorities have said.

By: | Antananarivo | Published: January 7, 2018 5:19 PM
madagascar, madagascar cyclone, cyclone ava, tropical cyclone, tropical cyclone ava, madagascar cyclone season, madagascar cyclone history One person was killed, three are missing and thousands have been displaced after tropical cyclone Ava tore through Madagascar, authorities have said. (Image: Twitter)

One person was killed, three are missing and thousands have been displaced after tropical cyclone Ava tore through Madagascar, authorities have said. The cyclone, which made landfall on Friday morning, lashed the eastern part of the African island off Mozambique with violent winds and heavy rains before moving off the territory last night. “Based on the provisional toll, one person has died, three people have been reported missing, 10,465 people have been displaced and more than 12,000 affected by the storm,” the National Bureau for Risk and Catastrophe Management said in a statement.

The cyclone caused flash flooding in the capital Antananarivo and the port city of Toamasina. Madagascar, one of the world’s poorest countries, is regularly hit by cyclones. In March last year, cyclone Enawo killed at least 78 people.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE and NSE and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

  1. No Comments.

Go to Top