Top 40 Deadliest Catastrophes in History

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10. Cyclone “Bhola”

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Cyclone “Bhola” in 1970 became one of the deadliest natural disasters of modern history. The most deadly tropical cyclone ever recorded, killed 3-5 million people. Its destructive power can be explained by the fact that the wave it has formed flooded most of the low-lying islands in the delta of the Ganges, literally obliterating villages off the face of the earth.

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