Tornado damages 50 houses in Faridpur
At least 50 dwelling houses at two villages in Bhanga upazila of the district were badly damaged by a tornado that lashed the area on Friday.
Villagers said a storm hit the villages around 1:00am that lasted for nearly 30 seconds raged at least 50 house of 30 families at Chumurdi and Pirerchar villages.
The storm also uprooted more than 200 trees in those villages.
Bhanga Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mohammad Azimuddin, who visited the spot the following morning, said at least 30 families have been affected by the storm.
Local administration has distributed 10kg rice and Tk 1,000 cash to each of the affected families, he said.