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Sunday, 22 May 2016 - 8:36
At least 21 killed as Cyclone Roanu hits Bangladesh
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Tropical Cyclone Roanu has hit the coast of Bangladesh killing 21 people, while half a million residents were evacuated from the area.

Foreign media stated that the cyclone is 55 mile-per-hour winds and caused downpours of more than a foot in some areas on Saturday.

It has hit the south and southeast regions of Barisal and Chittagong especially hard -- damaging hundreds of houses and causing landslides, according to disaster officials.

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