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Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone: 2022/02/05 Country Information on DRR

Period 2022/02/05
Country or District Madagascar
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline As many as 121 people have now lost their lives in Madagascar since Tropical Cyclone Batsirai swept over the country from 5 February 2022. Batsirai made landfall near Mananjary as a category 3 storm on 5 February 2022. Sustained winds of 165 km/h and gusts up to 230 km/h caused catastrophic damage. The wind damage was particularly severe around Mananjary City, where homes were flattened and roofs ripped off buildings.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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