Bangladesh : Cold Wave : 2012/12
|Country or District||Bangladesh|
|Outline||A cold wave has strucked the northern districts of the sub-Himalayan regions of Bangladesh claiming more than 72 lives.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
A cold snap which saw temperatures drop on Thursday, 10 January 2013 to their lowest point in Bangladesh\'s post-independence history has killed around 80 people, officials said.
The cold spell claimed more than 72 lives as per the assessment data of BDRCS and local administration, mostly children due to hypothermia.
Geographycal Data Information
Government of Bangladesh 2013/01/09
Bangladesh: Situation Report on Cold Wave (as of 9 January 2013)
Bangladesh: Cold wave (as of 4 Jan 2013)