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Bangladesh : Tornado : 2013/03/22

GLIDE:  ST-2013-000032-BGD

Duration 2013/03/22
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Tornado
Outline On 22 March 2013, a powerful tornado wrecked havoc in Brahmanbaria district, Bangladesh over a 15-minute period, uprooting thousands of trees and flattened hundreds of tin and mud-built houses in the area, and snapping road and rail communication with affected villages.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles

Government of Bangladesh 2013/04/04
38 people were killed and 414 were injured by the tornado occurred on 22 March. The number of totally destroyed house is 3,454 and partially destroyed house 5,391.

Government of Bangladesh 2013/04/01
37 people were killed and 414 were injured by the tornado occurred on 22 March. The number of totally destroyed house is 3,298 and partially destroyed house 4,232.

Government of Bangladesh 2013/03/28
32 people were killed and 388 were injured by the tornado occurred on 22 March. The number of totally destroyed house is 2635 and partially destroyed house 752.

Government of Bangladesh 2013/03/25
31 people were killed and 388 others injured when a tornado moved through 15 villages in Brahmanbaria district on 22 March at 5.30pm.

AFP 2013/03/22
A powerful tornado ripped through more than a dozen rural villages in eastern Bangladesh late Friday, 22 March 2013, killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 100, officials said.

Geographycal Data Information

IFRC 2013/03/27
Bangladesh: Tornado (as of 27 March 2013)

Government of Bangladesh 2013/03/23
Bangladesh: Tornado Situation in Brahmanbaria (as of 23 March 2013)