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500,000 in Bangladesh Flee Cyclone Roanu; at Least 24 Killed

Powerful Cyclone Roanu weakened Saturday afternoon after crashing into coastal Bangladesh, flooding towns and villages, triggering landslides and leaving at least 24 people dead across the region. An estimated half million people fled their homes for cyclone shelters following warnings from the authorities. After the storm made landfall around noon local time, gusts reaching 90 kilometers per hour uprooted trees, destroyed houses, and disrupted electricity and communications. According...

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