Tropical storms-case study Cyclone Nargis,Burma

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Name:Cyclone Nargis

Place: Irrawady Delta, Burma, Mayanmar (south east asia)

Date: 2nd-4th may

population: 55 million

GNI: per capita $150 (Gross National income)

Category: 4 cyclone,135mph


  • Indian and Tai weather agencies warned the Burmese Government that Cyclone Nargic was going to hit the country.
  • The Burmese forecasters reporters said there was little or no risk. 
  • No emergency or evacuation plan.

Social effects:  

  • more than 140,000 people were killed
  • 45,000 homes destroyed
  • 2-3 million people made…


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