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21 killed, many injured as cyclone hits Bangladesh

A cyclone battered coastal Bangladesh on Saturday, killing at least 21 people and injuring many more, but has now weakened into a depression that the weather office said could still bring brief periods of violent wind or rain. Aut

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Fiji cyclone kills 17, ups fears of health crisis

Fiji began a massive cleanup on Monday after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the Pacific island nation, killing 17 people, flattening remote villages and cutting off communications.

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Huge cyclone leaves trail of destruction in Fiji

Fijian officials were assessing the damage on Sunday after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the archipelago, with early reports of widespread devastation in remote villages and one confirmed death.

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Rare cyclone ravages Yemen; 3 killed

A rare tropical cyclone packing hurricane-force winds killed three people and injured scores on the exotic Yemeni island of Socotra on Monday and then headed towards a gas terminal and an Al Qaeda-controlled town on the mainland.

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Cyclone Chapala set to hit Yemen tomorrow

Tropical Cyclone Chapala has tracked west from its position in the Arabian Sea, potentially taking it on a path towards eastern Yemen's sea port of Mukalla, a report said. The storm, which is expected to make a landfall on Mon

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Extremely rare cyclone heads for Yemen, Oman

Cyclone Chapala, a storm gathering in the Arabian Sea, is heading for Yemen and Oman and may cause floods, landslides and infrastructure damage in countries that are ill-prepared for such weather, the UN climate agency said on Friday.

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4 dead as super storm lashes Australian east coast

A cyclonic storm lashing Australia's east coast for a third day was declared a catastrophe on Wednesday after destroying homes, cutting power to more than 200,000 homes and causing millions of dollars of damage in Sydney and other cities.

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Super typhoon slams into Philippines, millions flee

The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land battered the central Philippines on Friday, forcing millions of people to flee to safer ground, cutting power lines and blowing apart houses.

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Cyclone leaves trail of destruction but few casualties

Daybreak revealed a trail of destruction across coastal areas of eastern India on Sunday after the strongest storm to hit the country in 14 years, but the loss of life appeared limited as more than half a million people had taken cover in shelte

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Cyclone Phailin pounds India, loss of life limited

Cyclone Phailin powered its way inland over eastern India on Sunday leaving a swathe of destruction but the loss of life appeared limited after more than half a million people sought safety in storm shelters. Phailin was the stron

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