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Overall Orange Tropical Cyclone alert for MAARUTHA-17 in Myanmar from 15 Apr 2017 12:00 UTC to 16 Apr 2017 18:00 UTC
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  • Articles: 35
  • Articles about casualties: 2 (5.7%)
  • Articles in last hour: 0

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Myanmar: 4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:25:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Four people have been killed and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

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4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:36:00 +0200   dvb (en)

Four people have been killed and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

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