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Bangladesh : Tornado : 2013/03/22
GLIDE: ST-2013-000032-BGD  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2013/03/22
Country
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District
Bangladesh
Name Tornado
Outline On 22 March 2013, a powerful tornado wrecked havoc in Brahmanbaria district, Bangladesh over a 15-minute period, uprooting thousands of trees and flattened hundreds of tin and mud-built houses in the area, and snapping road and rail communication with affected villages.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Government of Bangladesh 2013/04/04
    38 people were killed and 414 were injured by the tornado occurred on 22 March. The number of totally destroyed house is 3,454 and partially destroyed house 5,391.
  • Government of Bangladesh 2013/04/01
    37 people were killed and 414 were injured by the tornado occurred on 22 March. The number of totally destroyed house is 3,298 and partially destroyed house 4,232.
  • Government of Bangladesh 2013/03/28
    32 people were killed and 388 were injured by the tornado occurred on 22 March. The number of totally destroyed house is 2635 and partially destroyed house 752.
  • Government of Bangladesh 2013/03/25
    31 people were killed and 388 others injured when a tornado moved through 15 villages in Brahmanbaria district on 22 March at 5.30pm.
  • AFP 2013/03/22
    A powerful tornado ripped through more than a dozen rural villages in eastern Bangladesh late Friday, 22 March 2013, killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 100, officials said.
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