Cyclonic storm "Michaung" over west-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas moved northwestwards further and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay over the same area at 6:00am today, said a bulletin of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)
At least eight people were killed as storms lashed India's southeast coast, police said Tuesday, with Cyclone Michaung expected to make landfall within hours
Authorities in southern India on Monday closed schools and offices, halted flights and evacuated coastal areas ahead of a severe cyclonic storm expected to make landfall in the next 24 hours, causing torrential rains
The deep depression over the southwest Bay and adjoining area has intensified into cyclonic storm Michaung
At least one person was killed and two were injured after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook the southern Philippines late Saturday and triggered tsunami warnings that were later lifted
Frequent earthquakes are a sign that a mega shock may be in the offing, but the densely-populated capital seems to be the least prepared for such an event, experts say.
Resident engineer says no structural damage