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Bangladesh: Tropical Depression: 2013/05/16 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/05/16
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Tropical Depression
Outline Cyclone Mahasen weakend considerably before making landfall on Bangladesh, but the tropical storm hit Patuakhali district on Thursday, 16 May 2013 with heavy rain and wind of up to 100km/h.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Government of Bangladesh 2013/05/20
17 people were killed and more than 23,000 houses were totally collapsed.

IFRC 2013/05/18
Cyclonic storm Mahasen hit ten west central coastal districts on 16 May, affecting 1,285,508 people and leaving 13 people dead.

BBC 2013/05/16
A tropical storm has lashed coastal areas of Bangladesh, killing 12 people, destroying thousands of huts and forcing up to a million people to flee.


International Charter 2013/05/15
Tropical Cyclone Mahasen in Bangladesh and Myanmar