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Cyclone Mocha has damaged more than 230 houses in Mizoram

At least 236 houses and eight refugee camps were damaged after Super Cyclone Mocha hit several parts of Mizoram, officials said on Monday. A total of 5,749 people in more than 50 villages were affected by strong winds on Sunday, they said. However, no casualties were reported.

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Super Cyclone Mocha made landfall along the Myanmar-Bangladesh coast on Sunday after strengthening to the equivalent of a Category 5 storm, causing widespread damage on the southeast coast and forcing the evacuation of more than five million people in low-lying areas.

Of the 236 houses, 27 were completely damaged and 127 houses were partially damaged, officials said. Siaha district in southern Mizoram, which shares a border with Myanmar, was worst hit as 101 houses including two relief camps sustained damage, they said.

The super cyclone made landfall on the Teknaf coast before crossing the Naf River, which divides Bangladesh and Myanmar.

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