Question: What caused the Daulatpur saturia tornado?

What happened in the Saturia tornado?

The tornado that destroyed the Manikganj district, Bangladesh: this tornado occurred on 26 April 1989 leaving the towns of Saturia and Manikgank Sadar completely destroyed and about 80,000 people were made homeless. This violent storm injured over 12,000 and purportedly killed a large number of people.

How far did the Daulatpur saturia tornado go?

The tornado struck at around 6:30 pm local time and moved east from the Daulatpur area into the areas of Saturia and Manikganj Sadar—a region that had been suffering from a severe drought. The storm spanned a path that was about 10 miles (16 km) long and about 1 mile (1.6 km) wide.

Which country has the deadliest tornado?

The United States has the most tornadoes of any country, as well as the strongest and most violent tornadoes. A large portion of these tornadoes form in an area of the central United States popularly known as Tornado Alley. Canada experiences the second most tornadoes.

Why is Manikganj famous?

Manikganj is noted for its Hazari gur. Jhitka (in Harirampur upazila) is the center for date-sugar industry in the district. Hazari gur being deservedly famous for its purity and flavor.

Why does Bangladesh have so many tornadoes?

The prevalence of tornadoes across Bangladesh all has to do with geography. South of the country is the large Bay of Bengal, which is a warm and humid body of water similar to the Gulf of Mexico (due to the influence of the Bay of Bengal, locals actually call the tornadoes “Bengal tornadoes.”).

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