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Bangladesh : Storm Surge : 2008/09/17

Duration 2008/09/17
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Storm Surge
Outline 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.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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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.