Cyclone AHASEN formed over Bay of Bengal hit Bangladesh – Myanmar coast | Current Affairs, Current Affairs 2017

Cyclone AHASEN formed over Bay of Bengal hit Bangladesh – Myanmar coast

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Cyclone AHASEN formed over Bay of Bengal hit Bangladesh -Myanmar coastThe cyclonic storm MAHASEN that formed over Bay of Bengal close to Tamil Nadu and Kerala borders in the second week of May 2013 made a landfall at Bangladesh-Myanmar coast.

It killed 12 people and destroyed thousands of huts and forced a million people to flee their homes in Bangladesh and Myanmar.

The United Nations had warned that 8.2 million people were at risk from Mahasen in Bangladesh, Myanmar and north-east India.

Officials who were prepared for the cyclone, said the storm Mahasen weakened considerably before making landfall on the cost.

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