Bangladesh flood | The Daily Star
  • household vegetable gardens

    Flood-proof farming

    When seasonal floods reach her village of Betil Char in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj, 60-year-old Joygan Begum knows what to

  • Education paused

    Academic activities of institutions, from primary schools to colleges, in more than a dozen districts have been seriously hampered by the floods.

  • Flood threatens the capital

    Ravaging the northern and northeastern Bangladesh, flood now threatens the capital as all its surrounding rivers are showing rising trends.

  • 600 dead in South Asia floods

    Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials say, as relief and rescue operations continue.

  • Bangladesh flood

    Flood: 4 die in Jamalpur

    Four people die in the inundated areas of Jamalpur, raising the flood toll to 48. Floodwaters continue to inundate fresh areas in Rajshahi and Naogaon while the situation shows signs of improvement in Dinajpur, Sirajganj and Lalmonirhat amid immense sufferings of the flood affected people.

  • BNP General Secretary Ruhul Kabir Rizvi talks on Jatiya Sangsad Election 2018

    No visible relief activity for flood victims: BNP

    BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleges that the government has no visible relief activity in the flood affected areas.

  • Flood: Jamuna swelling, most other rivers receding

    New areas of Sirajganj district has been flooded following a swelling of Jamuna river whilst water levels in most flood-affected districts in the north and north-eastern parts of the country continues to recede.

  • Dinajpur map

    Flood snaps Dinajpur’s rail link with Dhaka

    Rail communications of Dinajpur with Dhaka remain suspended due to flood triggered by heavy rains and fresh onrush of water from upstream.

  • 8 killed as flood situation worsens

    Eight people are killed and five others go missing as the overall flood situation has worsened in the northwest and northeast regions of Bangladesh.

  • Water levels of 81 rivers rise, 6 fall

    Water levels at 81 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) mark increase while 6 stations record fall.

  • Water levels of 54 rivers rise, 34 fall

    Water levels at 54 river stations monitored by the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rises while 34 stations recorded fall and three are above danger level.

  • Water levels of 54 rivers rise, 38 fall

    Water levels at 45 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise while 38 stations recorded fall.

  • INTERACTIVE MAP: Updated flood situation in Bangladesh

    Click on the markers on the map and zoom in to see details on the flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts of Bangladesh.

  • Flood in 4 districts turns serious

    The overall flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts has worsened further following the gushing water from the upstream and incessant rains.

  • Flood hits schools hard in north, northeast

    Academic activities in nearly 580 education institutions are being seriously hampered in the northern and northeastern regions due to the ongoing spell of floods.

  • Flood maroons thousands in Kurigram, Lalmonirhat

    Thousands of people are marooned in floodwater in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat districts due to the rise of water level of Brahmaputra and Teesta rivers following heavy downpour and onrush of water from upstream hilly areas.