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At least 10 killed as cyclone sweeps through Madagascar

By Saransh Raina, Staff Reporter, The Pawprint

At least 10 people have been killed and nearly 48,000 forced from their homes after Cyclone Batsirai struck Madagascar overnight, according to the island country’s office of disaster and risk management. 

Parts of the country were lashed with heavy rains and wind before the cyclone made landfall in Mananjary. 

It uprooted trees, destroyed buildings, and forced residents to weigh down flimsy corrugated iron roofs along its path, 

Cyclone Batsirai has the potential to derail relief efforts underway in the aftermath of Storm Ana that hit not only Madagascar but also Mozambique and Malawi,

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