The victims of the storm in Bangladesh are at least 17 people

The storm, accompanied by heavy rains and gale-force winds blew on the eve of Bangladesh lives of 17 people, reports on Saturday, the Associated Press, citing local media.

According to the newspaper Prothom Alo and Janakantha, storm, "the past" in ten of the 64 districts in the country, endured flimsy houses and felling trees. Most people died from lightning, some were buried under the rubble.

Official data and the number of casualties yet, the report says.

Bangladesh annually suffer from devastating storms and hurricanes, the victims of which are each time hundreds of people. A powerful cyclone killed more than half a million people in 1971, and in 1991 because of the storm killed 143,000 people, destroyed thousands of homes.

Source: eco.ria.ru.

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