What are the effects of bhola cyclone?
300,000 to 500,000 dead; 47% of the population killed. $86.4 million of damage. Trees and houses ripped up and destroyed. 65% of fisheries wiped out.
The deadliest hurricane on record, the Great Hurricane of 1780, killed over 27,000 people in the Caribbean. The deadliest tropical cyclone in the world (generic word for hurricanes, typhoons, or similar storms) was the Bhola Cyclone of 1970 which struck Bangladesh with a death toll estimated at 300,000 to 500,000.
The deadliest storm to be referred to as a hurricane was the Great Hurricane of 1780 with over 20,000 deaths. However, "hurricanes" in other parts of the world are described with different terms. The generic term is "tropical cyclone." The deadliest tropical cyclone on record was the Bhola Cyclone of 1970. This storm struck Bangladesh and parts of India, killing at least 300,000 people and possibly as many as 500,000.