According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of storms going on in 20 states including Delhi-NCR till 11th May. After the warning, there was strong winds, dust storms and rains in Delhi-NCR. The Meteorological Department had issued a warning of Hurricane in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Meerut in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Karnataka and Kerala could be affected by the storm-storm. Emergency services have been placed on alert after the warning. When a storm arrives, it causes great devastation and loss of life. Here we are telling you about the most dangerous storm, in which millions of lives were lost.
Bangladesh – The ‘Great Bhola Cyclone’
This cyclonic storm came to Bangladesh on November 12 and 13, 1970. This storm was so dangerous that nearly 5 lakhs of fatalities were gone. It wreaked havoc for 185 kilometres. This storm caused huge damage to the villages and crops. The storm came to Manikganj district of Bangladesh on April 26, in which about 1300 people were killed and 12 thousand people were displaced. About 80 thousand people were displaced in Daulatpur and Saturia.
November 1994, 500 people were killed due to the storm in Egypt’s Dronka area. 5 thousand tons of oil was wasted. The storm also affected railways. There was a fire in the oil reservoir due to the fall of thunder.
Zimbabwe was called Rhodesia during 1975. On December 23, 1975, 21 people died due to thunder collapse. After this, there was a lot of damage and loss of life.
On 30th April 1888, Moradabad had so much rains that 246 people died. Cricket ball-shaped hail fell which killed 1600 animals.
These were some of the dangerous thunderstorms which devastated the world. Share your thoughts in the comment section below.