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Myanmar Cyclones Leave Hundreds Dead

Hundreds are dead and thousands of homes are destroyed as cyclones swept through Southeast Asia this weekend.

Five regions of the country of Myanmar have been declared disaster zones.

Most of the dead were living in a low-lying region of the country.  The rest were from another city that was left without electricity.

The United Nations has tried to send relief teams into the country but those efforts have been unsuccessful because of road blocked by debris and downed phone lines.

The U.N. will try again tomorrow to send those teams in.

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