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About Tk 150 million (15 crore) worth of fish have been lost in the impact of the cyclone.

More than 5,000 people rendered homeless are currently staying in shelters. Efforts are on to move others stranded in their homes to safer places, officials said.

On 26 May, 11 embankments were damaged, as a result of which saline water of the rivers marooned 35 villages. Later, the residents managed to block only eight points. As a result, another 15 to 20 villages were inundated by the noon of 27 May.

Although the fear of the cyclone has subsided, people of the area are spending sleepless nights fearing an imminent collapse of the Kateni dam.

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