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Tropical Cyclones

Cyclone Nagaris: 53,000 missing, 84,000 dead

2 May, 2008

Path of Cyclone Nargis‘Cyclone Nargis’ crosses the south of Myanmar and ravages the Ayeyarwady Delta region. Official figures estimate 84,500 fatalities and 53,800 missing people. The Burmese government, fearing the political ramifications of a high death toll, stops tallying lost lives after a point, leaving hundreds of thousands unaccounted for.

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