Sentence Examples


  • Many of its buildings were destroyed by a cyclone on the 19th of February 1888.
  • A cyclone which devastated Vavau in April 1900 was the most destructive ever recorded in the group, but hurricanes are rare.
  • The headquarters are at Rangamati, which was wrecked by the cyclone of October 1897.
  • Far more destructive to life was the cyclone and storm-wave that broke over Chittagong district on the night of the 24th of October 1897.
  • In 1910 the coffee industry had not yet recovered from the effect of the cyclone of 1899 and the unfortunate mortgage system that prevailed under the Spanish regime.