Cyclone slams into Madasgacar, at least three dead

By REUTERS
March 8, 2017 10:42
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ANTANANARIVO- Cyclone Enawo, a massive tropical storm packing winds gusting as high as 300 kmh, killed at least three people when it slammed into the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, officials said on Wednesday.

Enawo struck the northeast village of Ampahana around 12 GMT on Tuesday. It had since been downgraded from an "intense tropical cyclone" to a "tropical storm" with winds gusting at 130 kmh, domestic weather bulletins said.


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