Five dead as Cyclone Mora lashes coastal districts

PV Desk : At least five people died in three districts after Cyclone Mora hit the Bangladesh coast early Tuesday.

A man and a woman died, hit by falling trees as the cyclone cut its path through the tourist district of Cox’s Bazar, police said.

A child died in Bhola, one of the most vulnerable districts in the south. In Rangamati town, trees uprooted by the cyclone fell on a woman and a child, leaving both dead, Police Inspector Mohammad Rashid said.

Separately, in the district town of Cox’s Bazar, an elderly woman died from cardiac arrest at a cyclone shelter.