400 houses damaged as tornado sweeps Banshkhali

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PV Report : At least 400 houses were destroyed in a tornado that lasted for one minute at Banshkhali in Chittagong yesterday.

Sources said the houses and shops were destroyed at west Boroghona area of Banshkhali at around 11.00am.

Met office sources said a tornado created over Bay of Bengal hit Boroghona area with a high speed, resulting in destruction of the houses and shops within 55 to 57 seconds.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer Kazi Mohammad Chahel Tasturi said the disaster caused immense loss to the area.