Bangladesh : Storm Surge : 2008/09/17
|Country or District||Bangladesh|
|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|
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.