damage in Sundarganj due to Kalbaisakhi storm
Various areas of Sundarganj Upazila of Gaibandha district have been devastated by the sudden Kalbaisakhi storm. The tin shed of the house has been blown away, and trees have fallen one by one.
After intermittent rain on Saturday morning, the storm and gusty winds suddenly started. At least four hundred houses in the upazila have been destroyed. At present, most of the affected family members are living under the open sky.
On 21 May (Sunday), it was found that at least four hundred houses, shops, and 5000 small trees were broken due to heavy rains and stormy winds in fifteen unions and one municipality of the upazila. Bamondanga, Sonarai, Haripur, Tarapur, and Belka Unions of the upazila have suffered extensive damage.
West Baidyanath Union Ganderpar area was affected. Saeed Ali alias Saked Ali told projonmokantho representative that the storm lasted for 10 to 15 minutes. My whole house was blown away. The house is completely finished. Now I am on the ground under the open sky with my family.
Upazila Project Implementation Officer Walif Mondal told projonmokantho representative that at least 360 houses were damaged by the storm. The list is being collected through the Union Parishad chairmen. They will be supported later.