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Myanmar : Cyclone : 2004/05/28
GLIDE: TC-2004-000027-MMR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/05/28
Country
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District
Myanmar
Name Cyclone
Outline On 19 May, a storm that formed over the Bay of Bengal crossed the southwest coast in Myanmar near the border with Bangladesh. The storm with winds of over 160 km per hour caused tidal surges and flooding in the four towns of Pauktaw, Myebon, Sittway and Kyaukpyu in Rakhine State. This storm killed at least 140 people in Myanmar and left 18,000 homeless

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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/05/28
    A cyclone last week killed at least 140 people in Myanmar and left 18,000 homeless.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1
    On 19 May, a storm that formed over the Bay of Bengal crossed the southwest coast in Myanmar near the border with Bangladesh. The storm with winds of over 160 km per hour caused tidal surges and flooding in the four towns of Pauktaw, Myebon, Sittway and Kyaukpyu in Rakhine State.