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06:00 PM, May 03, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:43 PM, May 03, 2019

Biman flights cancelled, delayed for Fani

National flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines today cancelled Dhaka-Jashore domestic flights due to approach of severe cyclonic storm Fani.

Shakil Meraj, general manager of public relations at Biman, confirmed The Daily Star today about the cancellation of Dhaka-Jashore flight BG 476 and Jashore-Dhaka flight BG 468.

Apart from that, today's Dhaka-Kolkata flight BG 095 has been delayed until 8:30am tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the very severe cyclonic storm Fani is about to reach Bangladesh through Khulna region and its approach is already being felt from capital Dhaka.

Five people have died in lightning strikes during storms in Kishoreganj and Bagerhat.

In India, Two people died today after Cyclone Fani slammed into the eastern part of the country, officials said, as the storm sent coconut trees flying, blew away food stands and cut off power and water.

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