22 killed as cyclone ravages Bangladesh, India

SATKHIRA, BANGLADESH (AFP) – At least 22 people died as the fiercest cyclone to hit parts of Bangladesh and eastern India this century sent trees flying and flattened houses, with millions crammed into shelters despite the risk of coronavirus. Millions were left without power after Cyclone Amphan, packing winds of around 150 kilometres per hour, carried away electricity pylons, walls and roofs, officials said yesterday as they began to assess the damage. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin