Lightning strikes kill 200 in 75 days; blame goes to global warming 

Lightning strikes kill 200 in 75 days; blame goes to global warming 

The country is witnessing unusual casualties in lightning strikes well ahead of monsoon this year due to change in the thunderstorm formation area along with other causes like deforestation, climate variability and global warming, said experts.

 

 
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Lightning strikes kill 200 in 75 days; blame goes to global warming 

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Over 10 lakh people living in Chattogram hills amid landslide risks

No effective step in 11 yrs to stop risky living on hill slopes

More than 10 lakh people have been living on the slopes of 30 hills in the district amid danger of landslides during monsoon.

Lack of awareness, support pushes up suicide incidents in BD: Expert

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Garai, Kali rivers in Kushtia dying due to encroachment

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Over 60 babies born in Rohingya camps every day: Unicef

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Bangladesh’s first lightning forecast system soon

Eight sensors capable of pinpointing lightning-prone areas and providing early warnings on incidence of lightning have been installed in the country. 

 
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