Bangladesh : Cold Wave : 2003/01/12
|Country or District||Bangladesh|
|Outline||A three-week cold spell claimed another 115 lives in Bangladesh and India, where near-freezing temperatures were aggravated by chilly winds, raising the total death toll to 761.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
CNN News 2003/01/17
Authorities in India's capital scrambled to shelter the homeless from near-freezing temperatures as the death toll from a four-week cold spell across South Asia rose past 1,300.
CNN News 2003/01/16
Authorities distributed free blankets and dry wood to hundreds of thousands of homeless people as a four-week cold spell claimed more than 1,140 lives in Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
CNN News 2003/01/15
Death toll nears 1,000 in South Asia's cold spell
CNN News 2003/01/12
Death toll tops 700 from South Asian winter