Dhaka: Bangladesh, thunderstorms during the two days of its being hit by lightning has killed at least 81 people. These changes are seasonal occurrence of climate change.
Disaster Management Minister Chowdhury Maya Mofazzl Hossain said at a media briefing in his office that this is a rare event that by lightning just in two days so many people got killed. Not only in Bangladesh but it is a rare event around the world.
There is a spread of fear amongst people. According to official figures, 17 people were killed by lightning last year. Ministry Secretary Kamal Shah said it is now including it in the list of natural disaster that 81 people have been killed by lighting in 26 districts on May 12 and 13.