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North Indian Cyclones - Cyclonic Storms, North Indian Ocean Cyclone Seasons, Severe Cyclonic Storms, Super Cyclonic Storms (Paperback) Loot Price: R269 Discovery Miles 2 690
North Indian Cyclones - Cyclonic Storms, North Indian Ocean Cyclone Seasons, Severe Cyclonic Storms, Super Cyclonic Storms...
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North Indian Cyclones - Cyclonic Storms, North Indian Ocean Cyclone Seasons, Severe Cyclonic Storms, Super Cyclonic Storms (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 146. Not illustrated. Chapters: Cyclonic Storms, North Indian Ocean Cyclone Seasons, Severe Cyclonic Storms, Super Cyclonic Storms, Very Severe Cyclonic Storms, Cyclone Nargis, 1970 Bhola Cyclone, Cyclone Gonu, Cyclone Sidr, Cyclone Aila, Cyclone Bijli, Cyclone Agni, 2000 Sri Lanka Cyclone, Cyclone Akash, 2002 Oman Cyclone, 1990 Andhra Pradesh Cyclone, Timeline of the 1999 North Indian Ocean Cyclone Season, 1980 1984 North Indian Ocean Cyclone Seasons, Cyclone Phyan, 1999 Orissa Cyclone, Cyclone Yemyin, 2001 India Cyclone, 1991 Bangladesh Cyclone, Cyclone Mala, List of North Indian Ocean Cyclone Seasons, Cyclone Nisha. Excerpt: Cyclone Nargis (JTWC designation: 01B, also known as Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Nargis), was a strong tropical cyclone that caused the worst natural disaster in the recorded history of Burma (officially known as Myanmar). The cyclone made landfall in the country on May 2, 2008, causing catastrophic destruction and at least 138,000 fatalities. The Labutta Township alone was reported to have 80,000 dead, with about 10,000 more deaths in Bogale. There were around 55,000 people missing and many other deaths were found in other towns and areas, although the Burmese government's official death toll was grossly underreported as they had simply stopped counting the dead to minimize political fallout. It was feared and quite possible that due to lack of relief efforts, a total of a million people already had or would have died from this catastrophe. Damage was estimated at over $10 billion (USD), which made it the most damaging cyclone ever recorded in this basin. Nargis is the deadliest named cyclone in the North Indian Ocean Basin, as well as the second deadliest named cyclone of all time, behind Typhoon Nina of 1975. Including unnamed storms like the 1970 Bhola cyclone, Nargis is the 8th deadliest cyclone of all...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-89372-1
Barcode: 9781157893721
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LSN: 1-157-89372-4

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