Cyclone Amphan kills 12 in Bangladesh before turning into land depression
AdarshaBarta desk :
Surging waters broke through an embankment in Satkhira’s Shyamnagar as Cyclone Amphan carved a trail of destruction through Bangladesh on Wednesday. Photo: Tomzid Mollick
Cyclone Amphan has killed at least 12 people in seven coastal districts before turning into a land depression.
The cyclone is likely to move further in a north-northeasterly direction and weaken gradually, Bangladesh Meteorological Department said in its latest bulletin.
Patuakhali, Satkhira, Pirojpur, Bhola and Barguna are among the seven districts where casualties were reported, according to district reporters.
In India, the death toll from the cyclone rose to 12.