Dozens dead after cyclone hits Somalia

Hundreds missing and thousands displaced as government declares state of emergency and appeals for international aid.

    The death toll from a tropical cyclone that hit Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region over the weekend has risen to 140.

    Hundreds more are missing and thousands have been displaced in Central Somalia after days of heavy floods.

    The government has declared a state of emergency and appealed for international aid.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.