According to the meteorological office, the epicenter of the cyclone Amphan is passing through West Bengal, India, very close to Satkhira. As the night progresses in Satkhira city, the speed of the storm also decreases. However, the wind of Amfan entered Satkhira-Sundarbans area from the afternoon.
Meanwhile, the tide has already reached 5 to 6 feet in the areas near the sea. The Meteorological Department has warned that 15 feet of water is expected in the low-lying areas of the coastal districts at night.
A total of 8 deaths have been reported so far. Meanwhile, a mother and daughter were reported dead after a tree was crushed at Chaugachha in Jessore. A man named Kahinur Begum (40) died after breaking a branch of a mango tree in Satkhira. His house is in Kamar Nagar village of Sadar upazila. Several areas of Kalapara in Patuakhali have also been flooded. At this time many fish broke the enclosure and a huge amount of fish left.
Galachipa police OC said. Monirul Islam said a 6-year-old boy named Rased was crushed under a tree in a storm in Panpatti area of Galachipa upazila in the evening. He died on the spot.
On the other hand, Kalapara Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Abu Hasnat Mohammad Shahidul Haque said CPP leader Shah Alam went missing after his boat sank in a canal in Chailabunia area of Dhankhali while carrying out public awareness campaign in Kalapara of Patuakhali. Divers later recovered his body.
An old man named Siddique Fakir (60) died when a tree fell south of Bhola Char Fashion due to the impact of cyclone Amphan.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Dakshin Aicha Police Station Harun Aur Rashid said the old man was going to the Upazila Sadar on a rented motorbike to fetch the allowance. At that time a tree broke and fell on him. He was seriously injured. After rescuing him in critical condition and taking him to the Upazila Health Complex, he died while undergoing treatment.
On the other hand, a man died when a wall collapsed in Ward No. 6 of Mathbaria Upazila in Pirojpur. His name is Shahjahan Mollah (60). The accident took place at 8.30 pm. Mathbaria Police Station OC Masuduzzaman confirmed the matter. His village home is Gilabad.