Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast: weather office

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017, 4:25 am

The storm made landfall on the coast between Cox’s Bazar and the main port city of Chittagong at 6:00 a.m.

Severe Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh on Tuesday packing winds of up to 117 kilometres per hour after authorities evacuated hundreds of thousands of people from low-lying coastal villages.

The storm made landfall on the coast between Cox’s Bazar and the main port city of Chittagong at 6:00 a.m. (local time), the Bangladesh Meteorological Department said in a special weather bulletin.