Bangladesh hit by Cyclone Mahasen


Cyclone Mahasen has begun crossing Bangladesh's southern coast, killing at least two people, as people packed into evacuation shelters.

The storm hit Patuakhali district on Thursday with winds of up to 100km/h (60mph), and was heading for the ports of Chittagong and Cox's Bazar in the south-east.

Sanjoy Majumder reports from Cox's Bazar.

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