When did the Daulatpur saturia tornado occur?

When did the Daulatpur Saturia tornado start and end?

The Daulatpur-Saturia tornado was one of the strongest tornado that struck the Manikganj district in Bangladesh on April 26, 1989.

Quick Facts.

Formed April 26, 1989 18:30 (local time)
Areas Affected Manikganj District, Dhaka, Bangladesh

How long did the Daulatpur Saturia tornado go?

The tornado lasted an hour to an hour-and-half and within this short piece of time around 1,300 people were believed to have lost their lives whilst a further 80,000 was made homeless – making the Daulatpur-Salturia tornado the deadliest tornado in history of the world.

Where did the deadliest tornado occur?

The deadliest tornado in world history was the Daulatpur–Saturia tornado in Bangladesh on April 26, 1989, which killed approximately 1,300 people.

How did the Daulatpur saturia tornado affect the environment?

It destroyed the environment in the region by uprooting trees, killing animals and wiping out every infrastructure in the region (Mallik et al., 2016). The landscape was also destroyed with rain and hail, destroying a few crops that had survived the drought that had hit the region for six months before the tornado.

What is an F3 tornado?

(F3) Severe tornado (158-206 mph)

Severe damage. Roofs and some walls torn off well-constructed houses; trains overturned; most trees in forest uprooted; heavy cars lifted off the ground. and thrown.

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