5 killed as death toll from Madagascar Cyclone rises

Palm trees are shown resisting the strong winds of Hurricane Dean at the waterfront boulevard in downtown Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007. Hurricane Dean pummeled Jamaica with strong winds and torrential rains after Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller made a last-minute plea for residents to abandon their homes and head for shelter. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)

Palm trees are shown resisting the strong winds of Hurricane Dean at the waterfront boulevard in downtown Kingston, Jamaica, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007. Hurricane Dean pummeled Jamaica with strong winds and torrential rains after Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller made a last-minute plea for residents to abandon their homes and head for shelter. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)

Officials in Madagascar say the death toll from a cyclone has risen to five and about 10,000 people have left their homes because of storm damage.

Media in Madagascar reported Thursday that power is down in some areas because of Cyclone Enawo, which made landfall in the northeast of the island nation on Tuesday and has diminished in strength while moving south.

Disaster management officials are warning of the threat of flooding, including in the capital, Antananarivo.

The government and aid groups have been providing shelter, water and other basic needs to those affected by the cyclone.