20 killed as storm hits Madagascar | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 21, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 21, 2018

20 killed as storm hits Madagascar

A powerful tropical storm that lashed the island of Madagascar has left 20 people dead and affected 19,000 more, according to an official toll. The storm also closed several national highways that were flooded by the heavy rain, the country's disaster management office said late Monday. Storm Eliakim slammed into the northeastern Masoala peninsula on Friday before barrelling south down the coast. 

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