Cyclone hits Madagascar

From empty sky Mon Feb 25 2013, 04:28:00

Tropical Cyclone Haruna reached landfall in Madagascar on Friday morning (22 Feb 2013). Since then, it is reported that 13 people have been killed and around 17 000 displaced/affected (via twitter). Initial situation assessments are still underway and reports still coming in from isolated and rural areas but it looks pretty bad. The country is also bracing this year for a serious locust

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