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Bangladesh: Heat Wave: 2002/05/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/05/21
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Heat Wave
Outline Temperatures as high as 43C (109F) killed at least 20 people during the past three days.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNN News 2002/05/21
Dead: at least 20 persons

In neighboring India, a similar heat wave killed 638 people this month where temperatures reached 51C (124F).
Temperatures as high as 43C (109F).

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CNN News 2002/05/21
Heatwave kills 20 in Bangladesh