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Bangladesh : Tornadoes : 2004/04/15
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Duration 2004/04/15
Country
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District
Bangladesh
Name Tornadoes
Outline Tornadoes swept through northern Bangladesh, killing at least 53 people, injuring more than 1,000 people and blowing away thousands of flimsy huts.

Headline(Source, Date)
Personal Injury Material Damage Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reuters AlertNet 2004/04/20
    Strong winds and rain swept parts of Bangladesh, killing at least 15 people and injuring about 150 nearly a week after a fierce wind storm killed 66
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/04/16
    In northern Bangladesh after a devastating tornado left 53 dead and around 1,000 injured.
    The twister hit villages in northern Mymensingh and Netrokona districts.

  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/04/16
    The death toll from a violent storm rose to 66 in the northen Bangladesh, and the toll was expected to rise as many of about 2,000 people injured in the storm were still in critical condition.
  • Yahoo asia News 2004/04/15
    Tornadoes Kill 38 People in Bangladesh