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Bangladesh : Heat Wave : 2002/05/21
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Duration 2002/05/21
Country
   or
District
Bangladesh
Name Heat Wave
Outline Temperatures as high as 43C (109F) killed at least 20 people during the past three days.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNN News 2002/05/21
Dead: at least 20 persons

In neighboring India, a similar heat wave killed 638 people this month where temperatures reached 51C (124F).

Temperatures as high as 43C (109F).

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