The nor'wester that played havoc in eastern India on the night of 14 April 2010 also hit border districts of Dinajpur, Rangpur, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram in Bangladesh. Some adjacent districts including Gaibandha, Sirjaganj and Bogra were also affected.
Cyclone Ului continued to undergo rapid intensification yesterday morning and early afternoon. The centre of Cyclone Ului was located 128 kms southeast of Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands at 0800UTC yesterday. Most models are forecasting Cyclone Ului to continue on a generally westerly course just to the south of the Southern Solomon Islands and then on toward the Louisiade Archipelago in Southeast Papua New Guinea.
Cyclone Hubert hit the south eastern coast of Madagascar. Heavy rainfall is causing floods, leaving 28.000 affected families and 40 deads. 7 districts are victims: 1 in the middle-east and 6 in the south-east. More than 500 houses are completely destroyed. 2 districts among these 7 experienced now chikungunya outbreak. There is high risk of spread because of floods and stagnant water.