Cyclone Bulbul: Patuakhali most affected. The impact of the cyclone bulbul was more severe in Patuakhali. Besides 3 to 4 thousand houses were destroyed in the storm, said Minister of State for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman. He made these comments to reporters on Sunday (November 8th) at noon.
Dr. Enamur Rahman also said that the government had taken advance measures by sending relief goods to fourteen coastal districts. So far two people have been confirmed in Khulna and Patuakhali. Further rehabilitation measures will be taken to assess the erosion in detail.
State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr. Enamur Rahman said, so far more damage has been done in Patuakhali. There were 85 houses partially broken. Water is flowing over the embankment. He said that inter-ministry initiatives have to be taken in the care of the Sundarbans.