- Created by: Rose356
- Created on: 11-04-19 16:50
Bangladesh and cyclone Aila:
Bangladesh is 80% less than 10mm above sea levels with 10% is below 1m. Three of the World's biggest rivers converge in Bangladesh creating a huge floodplain which means that in the annual monsoon if one river floods, they all flood. As Bangladesh is one of the poorest countries, it suffers a lot and doesn't have a big enough economy to repair the infrastructure from floods and cyclones.
When the cyclone hit in May 2009, it brought a high rain intensity, strong winds (360km/hr) and low pressure creating a storm surge.
Social and Economic Impacts:
- Raised sea levels by 3m which destroyed…