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India : Strom : 2010/04/14
GLIDE: ST-2010-000074-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/04/14
Country
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District
India
Name Strom
Outline At least 30 people have died in a powerful storm that ravaged a district of India's eastern state of West Bengal, officials have said.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/04/16
    The death toll from a devastating tornado in India has risen to 136 and is likely to increase further as rescuers look for the missing - some of whom are believed to be buried under debris
  • CNN.com 2010/04/15
    A short-lived but violent storm has killed 122 people in eastern India, officials said Thursday.
    About 300,000 homes were damaged in the storm that cut a deadly path through parts of India\'s West Bengal and Bihar states early Wednesday, officials said.
  • BBC News 2010/04/14
    At least 100 people have died in a powerful storm that hit areas on the border between India and Bangladesh. Many more are injured or trapped in rubble as about 50,000 houses were hit by winds of up to 160 km/h (100mph).
  • BBC News 2010/04/14
    Hundreds of people have been hospitalised with severe injuries.
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