A tropical cyclone in Madagascar claimed the lives of ten people

February 23, 2013. Hurricane "Haruna» (Haruna), a collapsed Friday on Madagascar, but also caused by the approach of his strongest rains have led this week to the death of at least ten man, affected by the disaster almost 3,000 Madagascans, said on Saturday agency AFP with reference to the local rescue services.

According to the agency, with the approach to the island of Madagascar cyclone to hit the heavy rains, which have claimed four people. On Friday, he went to the island cyclone, bringing with it strong winds, which reached a speed of 200 kilometers per hour. According to AFP, the hurricane raged for about a day and almost completely destroyed the city Morombe in the south-west of Madagascar. As a result of destruction killed six more man, another 17 were hospitalized.

Although at the present time, "Haruna" weakened to a tropical storm level and left Madagascar in the next two days, meteorologists continue to predict rainfall and strong winds.

The rainy season Madagascar, State on the same island off the east coast of Africa, is from February to May. It was during this period is particularly likely occurrence of cyclones and tropical storms. Cyclones "Giovanna" and "Irene" in 2012 claimed 112 lives.

Source: RIA Novosti

 

The storm nearly destroyed the city Morombe in Madagascar

February 23, 2013. Ten people were killed and 17 injured on Madagascar by the impact of tropical cyclone "Harun" and torrential rains. Element struck the south-west of the island on Friday morning and left the next day. Winds of 200 kilometers per hour, according to ITAR-TASS.

According to the Malagasy Emergency Management Agency, as a result of bad weather 70 percent of the city Morombe in the south-west of the island destroyed. In the next two days on the island again expected heavy rains.

Source: Lead

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