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In pictures: Burmese cyclone

Residents rebuild their house after cyclone Nargis on the outskirts of Rangoon.

Cyclone Nargis has devastated parts of Burma, destroying thousands of homes and killing hundreds of people.

People walk through a flooded Rangoon street on 3 May

The storm struck on Saturday, swamping the streets of the country's main city Rangoon.

Trees block a road in Rangoon on 3 May

Uprooted trees littered the city's streets in the aftermath of the storm.

A woman passes a fallen tree in Rangoon on 4 May

Massive trunks lay strewn about but the damage in the regions was much worse.

The eye of the storm is visible just off Burma in the Bay of Bengal on 2 May

This Nasa satellite photo from Friday shows the eye of Cyclone Nargis just off Burma's Irrawaddy region.

Police remove a fallen tree in Rangoon on 4 May

Police and troops were able to help the clear-up in Rangoon but other disaster zones are hard to reach.

Monks in Rangoon street, 4 May.

Buddhist monks are also taking part in cleaning up operations.

Toppled power lines in Rangoon - 4/5/08

Power lines were knocked over in Rangoon, further complicating attempts to get back to normal.



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