Bangladesh : Tropical Storm : 2005/03/25
|Country or District||Bangladesh|
|Outline||At least 80 people have died after tropical storms swept across Bangladesh over the past four days. The northern district of Gaibandha is worst affected, where as many as 55 people were killed in tornadoes on Monday.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
New Kerala 2005/03/24
At least 32 people were killed in fierce tropial storms that lashed many parts of Bangladesh, disrupting power supply, transport and communication links and badly damaging crops, while an opposition leader had a narrow escape when his chopper crashed due to inclement weather. Officials said 21 of Bangladesh's 64 districts were hard-hit by this year's fiercest storms.
BBC News 2005/03/24
Reports say that people died because their boats capsized or because they were buried beneath uprooted trees or collapsed walls.