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Bangladesh: Tropical Storm Rashmi (as of 28 Oct 2008)

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Tropical Storm Rashmi swept through Bangladesh leaving behind lots of downed trees, damaged crops and houses and power outages in several districts.

The Daily Star.net reported damages and power outages in Faridpur, Madaripur, Chandpur, Dhaka and adjoining districts. When Rashmi came ashore the first areas it hit were the Barguna, Patuakhali, Barisal, Bhola, PirojpuTropical Storm Rashmi swept through Bangladesh leaving behind lots of downed trees, damaged crops and houses and power outages in several districts.

The Daily Star.net reported damages and power outages in Faridpur, Madaripur, Chandpur, Dhaka and adjoining districts. When Rashmi came ashore the first areas it hit were the Barguna, Patuakhali, Barisal, Bhola, Pirojpur, Jhalakathi, Bagerhat, Khulna and Satkhira districts.

There were numerous reports of fishermen missing, capsized boats, fish enclosures damaged, and livestock killed. One report from Reuters indicated that at least 1,000 head of cattle died on off-shore islands and coastal areas that experienced the storm surge of over 6 feet.

The remnants of Rashmi exited through Netrakona border in the evening hours of Oct. 27. The Netrokona district is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh near the Himalayan border. r, Jhalakathi, Bagerhat, Khulna and Satkhira districts.

There were numerous reports of fishermen missing, capsized boats, fish enclosures damaged, and livestock killed. One report from Reuters indicated that at least 1,000 head of cattle died on off-shore islands and coastal areas that experienced the storm surge of over 6 feet.

The remnants of Rashmi exited through Netrakona border in the evening hours of Oct. 27. The Netrokona district is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh near the Himalayan border.