1961 Cyclone in Bangladesh

The previous year 1960 Bangladesh faced three major cyclone but this year due to some advance warning the casualty was less than previous but still greatly accountable .

 

May 6–9

Peak intensity 95 km/h (60 mph) (3-min)  980 hPa
Track map of Cyclone 05B of the 1961 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The points show the location of the storm at 6-hour intervals. The colour represents the storm’s maximum sustained wind speeds as classified in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

 

From May 6–9, the JTWC tracked this system as Tropical Storm Winnie The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) estimated that the storm attained peak one-minute winds of 155 km/h (100 mph)

In Bangladesh, 11,468 people were killed


May 27 – May 30

Peak intensity 120 km/h (75 mph) (3-min)
120 km/h (75 mph) (3-min) .Track map of Cyclone 05B of the 1961 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The points show the location of the storm at 6-hour intervals.

Severe Cyclonic Storm Five again in the same month 

Caused considerable damage in Bangladesh , where wind gusts reached 155 km/h (100 mph).A storm surge of 6.4 m (21 ft) was measured in Chittagong. Due advanced warnings, put out an unprecedented 36 hours before the storm, relatively few casualties took place.

 


 

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