Page last updated at 21:34 GMT, Wednesday, 7 May 2008 22:34 UK

Burma cyclone: more pictures

Destruction in Rangoon

More than 22,000 people are confirmed dead after Cyclone Nargis struck Burma last Saturday. This photo of the main city, Rangoon, was taken by a resident called Mike.

Uprooted tree in Rangoon

All over the country, trees have been uprooted and destroyed. This photo was among several submitted to us by people who wished to remain anonymous.

Destruction in Rangoon

In Rangoon, trees lie tossed across roads, power pylons are bent and twisted, and houses have been stripped of their roofs.

Devastation in Rangoon

It is estimated there are 40,000 people are missing following the cyclone. About a million people have no food or shelter.

View from a window in Rangoon

This is a view from a window in Rangoon as the storm lashed the city.

Rangoon during the cyclone

Another view of Rangoon as Cyclone Nargis hit. There is no electricity and many areas have no sanitation or clean water supplies.

Damage to a house in Rangoon

Mike in Rangoon took this photo of a house in the city. Another resident told the BBC: "The whole area of Rangoon is like a cemetery, it looks very sad."

Uprooted tree in Rangoon

At the height of the storm, wind speeds reached up to 190kph (180mph). Many trees are now lying across roads, disrupting travel and making it difficult for aid workers to deliver vital supplies.

Uprooted tree in Rangoon

These uprooted trees in Rangoon were photographed by a resident, Chi. You can send your pictures and video to For terms and conditions please see:

Burma cyclone: picture diary
06 May 08 |  In Pictures
Your pictures: Rangoon damage
06 May 08 |  In Pictures
Terms and conditions for sending pictures
25 Jun 07 |  Have Your Say
Aid arriving in cyclone-hit Burma
07 May 08 |  Asia-Pacific
Keeping a lid on Burma's chaos
07 May 08 |  Asia-Pacific
Burma cyclone: Eyewitness reports
06 May 08 |  Asia-Pacific

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific