November 15 - The Tragic Tropical Cyclone that Tore Through Bangladesh


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Sidr hammered Bangladesh with peak 1-minute sustained winds of 260 km/h (160 mph), making it a Category-5 equivalent tropical cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson Scale that weighs hurricanes. Bangladesh set a modern day record of being able to mobilize over one million people to evacuate at a moment's notice.

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