Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Bangladesh: One Million Flee Cyclone Mahasen

Bangladesh is evacuating one million people as Cyclone Mahasen approaches, bring with it gale-force winds and heavy rain.

The country has raised its storm warning to seven, on a scale with a maximum of 10.

The storm has already killed at least seven people and displaced 3,881 in Sri Lanka as it tracked across the Bay of Bengal towards Bangladesh.