Houses blown away by sudden cyclone...

Houses blown away by sudden cyclone

 Satkhira Correspondent

 Published: 09:33 PM, 27 May 2022  

Houses blown away by sudden cyclone

Houses blown away by sudden cyclone

About 19 houses have been destroyed in a sudden cyclone at Ishwaripur Union of Shyamnagar upazila, Satkhira around 2pm on Friday.

Mominur Rahman, a resident of Khagraghat village, said that the cyclone started at around 2.15 pm and destroyed about 19 houses. In addition, chicken farms and clubhouses have been damaged.

GM Shukur Ali, chairman of Ishwaripur Union Parishad, said the storm destroyed three houses in Ishwaripur village, six in Khagraghat, and 10 in Gomantali. Suddenly 19 families became homeless due to this storm.

Shyamnagar Upazila Nirbahi Officer Akhter Hossain said, it seems unbelievable. No one could understand anything. Sudden storms have destroyed people's homes. The storm did not happen anywhere else. Passed over that area. No one could understand from a distance.

He added that the Upazila Project Implementation Officer has already been sent to the affected areas. He is preparing a list of casualties. The affected people will be officially assisted.