Cyclone in Bangladesh

At least 10 people died in Bangladesh due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’ on Sunday. Also, more than 21 lakh people living in low-lying areas have been evacuated to safer places in view of the possibility of destruction due to this cyclone. The cyclone caused winds to move at a speed of 120 kmph, forcing authorities to evacuate more than 21 lakh people from low-lying areas. Bangladesh media reported that 10 people lost their lives due to cyclone Bulbul. However, the Ministry of Disaster Management confirmed only 8 deaths.

Shah Kamaal, Secretary, Ministry of Disaster Management, said, “8 people died due to the cyclone reaching our shores, most of which died due to house collapse and trees falling in 6 coastal districts.” Hundreds of homes have also been damaged due to this. Bangladesh authorities have already imposed a temporary ban on movement of fishing boats and trawlers in the northern part of the Bay of Bengal, as well as a ban on fishing boats and trawlers. The Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Health Directorate confirmed the deaths of eight people on Sunday.

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Health officials said that two people died in Khulna’s Dighalia and Dakop Upazilee due to uprooting of trees during the cyclone while an elderly person died due to falling of a tree at a house in Patuakhali. Hundreds of houses and several hectares of crops have been destroyed due to the cyclone. Officials said that the damage caused by the cyclone is less than what was expected. The Meteorological Department of Bangladesh said in a special bulletin on Sunday that the cyclone has weakened and has ‘passed through’ the West Bengal Khulna coast of India and Bangladesh.

Kamal, secretary of the disaster ministry, said that initially there was a plan to keep 14 lakh people in 5,000 shelter homes but on Saturday midnight the number increased to 21 lakh. The cyclone caused winds at a speed of 130 km per hour. This cyclone has come at a time when the full moon is about to come. The sea level rises on a full moon. In such a situation, there is a possibility of destruction due to cyclone. The cyclone hit the banks of Gangasagar and moved towards the ‘Khulna’ area which also contains the Sundarbans. (Language)

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