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Tropical Cyclones

‘Great Bhola Cyclone’ kills 300,000

11 Nov, 1970

The “Satelite Image of Great Bhola CycloneGreat Bhola Cyclone” moves through East Pakistan (Bangladesh), causing storm surge flooding estimated to be as high as 20-30 feet. At least 300,000 people in low-lying coastal regions are killed by the flooding from this storm, making it the deadliest tropical cyclone in recorded history.