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Bangladesh: Tropical Cyclone: 2022/10/24 Country Information on DRR

Period 2022/10/24
Country or District Bangladesh
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline Tropical Storm SITRANG made landfall in the afternoon of 24 October 2022 over the central coast of Bangladesh, near Barisal City, with maximum sustained winds up to 95 km/h. Nearly 220,000 people across 15 coastal Districts of Bangladesh were evacuated to shelters, ahead of the landfall of SITRANG, as reported by the Bangladesh National News Agency (BSS).
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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