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Bangladesh : Storm : 2002/11/13

GLIDE:  ST-2002-000702-BGD

Duration 2002/11/13
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Storm
Outline Bangladeshi rescuers pulled seven fishermen from the sea on Wednesday after four boats were sunk in a storm in the Bay of Bengal but 44 of their crew mates were missing and feared drowned.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report 2002/11/15
Dead 49 people
Missing 111 people

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OCHA Situation Report 2002/11/15
49 fishermen had died and 111 were still missing after a deadly cyclone lashed coastal waters. .

Bangkok Post 2002/11/15
At least 59 people were confirmed dead while about 600 _ some 200 in Bangladesh and 400 in India _ were missing

ABC Online, Australia 2002/11/15
49 fishermen dead after cyclone hits Bay of Bengal

CNN news 2002/11/13
Bangladeshi fishermen missing in storm

BBC news 2002/11/14
About 200 people on small boats.

CNN News 2002/11/14
Five fishermen are confirmed dead and 150 are missing after a fierce tropical storm struck seas off Bangladesh.

Reuters AlertNet 2002/11/13
Dozens of Bangladeshi fishermen missing in storm