A boy in Dhaka wades through a street flooded by continuous rain before Cyclone Sitrang made landfall on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A boy in Dhaka wades through a street flooded by continuous rain before Cyclone Sitrang made landfall on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Bangladesh

At least 16 die after powerful Cyclone Sitrang slams into Bangladesh

  • Authorities in the low-lying country rushed to move hundreds of thousands of people out of the storm’s path, fearing more heavy rain
  • Most worrying was the predicted storm surge of up to three metres above normal tide levels, which could inundate areas home to millions of people

A boy in Dhaka wades through a street flooded by continuous rain before Cyclone Sitrang made landfall on Monday. Photo: Reuters
A boy in Dhaka wades through a street flooded by continuous rain before Cyclone Sitrang made landfall on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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