January 1, 1990 – Six people died in Panchagarh

Eight people have died of exposure to the chilly weather gripping northern Bangladesh, bringing the death toll from the cold snap to 60 in two weeks. In neighboring India, at least 61 people have died of hypothermia in the same period. Itefaq, an independent Dhaka daily, said six people died Sunday in the Panchagarh district where temperatures dropped to 36 degrees, the lowest in three decades.


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