Myanmar: Tropical Cyclone Nargis strikes Myanmar

Tuesday, May 6, 2008 – MYANMAR – Tropical Cyclone NARGIS – Tropical Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar on 2 and 3 May 2008, sweeping through the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) delta region and the country’s largest city, Yangon. The authorities have declared five states and divisions (Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Bago, Mon and Kayin) to be disaster areas. Yangon sustained a direct […]