Dhaka:�24 people were killed as tropical cyclone Roanu lashed the coast of Bangladesh with heavy winds and torrential rains, also forcing the evacuation of half a million residents, authorities said. With a wind speed of up to 88 kilometres per hour, the cyclone hit the Barisal-Chittagong region, sending impacts across the country. Most places witnessed rain and thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty and squally wind since early morning. Twenty four people were killed in cyclonic storm, media reported.
Cyclone Roanu kills 24, injures over 100