Cyclone Bulbul kills 4, injures 9 in Bangladesh

Cyclone Bulbul kills 4, injures 9 in Bangladesh

Agency News

Dhaka, Nov 10 : Four people were killed and nine others injured after powerful Cyclone 'Bulbul' made landfall in Bangladesh on Sunday morning.

Local media reported that two trees fell in the southwest Bangladeshi city of Khulna, killing a man and a woman. An elderly man died in the southern district of Patuakhali as a tree demolished by the cyclone fell on his house. Another woman was killed in a similar situation.

According to the Bangladeshi Health Emergency Operation Center, as cited by a media outlet, nine people were injured.

The cyclonic storm, which turned into ‘severe’ from ‘very severe’ on Saturday night, completed crossing the West Bengal-Khulna coast near the Sundarbans around 5am and then weakened further into a deep depression.

Earlier in the day, it was reported that more than 1.8 million people were evacuated to over 4,000 shelters to escape the powerful cyclone. (UNI)