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Bangladesh:Storm Surge:2008/09/17

Duration2008/09/17 Two children drowned, about 400 fishermen were missing after storm-whipped waves from the Bay of Bengal swept Bangladesh's vast coastline, officials said on 17 September.
Country or DistrictBangladesh
NameStorm Surge

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  • Reuters AlertNet 2008/09/17
    Tidal surges hit Bangladesh, hundreds missing. Sea water flooded at least three towns - Patuakhali, Jhalakathi and part of Cox\'s Bazar - forcing many residents to flee.
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