Madagascar: Cyclone Bondo - Dec 2006

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In Madagascar, Cyclone Bondo made landfall on the north-western coast in the afternoon of 25 Dec 2006 and landed as a severe tropical storm in Mariarano, a small town 50 km north-east of Mahajanga. At that time, strong winds with gusts up to 150 km/h and heavy rains were recorded in the region. After landing on the coast, the storm moved south-south-west across western Madagascar, losing much of its intensity. One person went missing and 39 families (approximately 304 persons) became homeless in Mahajanga. (IFRC, 28 Dec 2006)

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