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  • Lalmonirhat Flood Victims' Eid

    Lalmonirhat flood victims struggle to make ends meet

    The flood affected victims of Lalmonirhat have very little to look forward to this Eid. Many have lost their homes and source of income and are struggling to make ends meet.

  • Early flash floods in the haor region:  A new normal?

    Heavy rains to cause flash floods again

    The country’s northern and northeastern regions may witness flash floods in the middle and at the end of this month due to heavy rainfall.

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam

    Flood victims suffering for lack of sufficient relief: Fakhrul

    The victims of ongoing flood across the country are immensely suffering from shortage of food as the government has failed to provide sufficient relief materials, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam alleges.

  • Flood in Bangladesh in 2019

    Dharla above danger level in Kurigram again

    Local people are rushing back to flood shelters as the Dharla river is flowing above danger level causing flood once again in Sadar upazila of Kurigram.

  • Bangladesh Flood in 2019

    New areas submerged in Sherpur, situation improves in Lalmonirhat

    Flood situation has worsened in Sherpur as new char areas and croplands went under water due to the sudden swelling of Old Brahmaputra river while the situation has improved slightly in Lalmonirhat.

  • Hanging Kaptai Lake bridge in Rangamati

    Rain submerges Rangamati hanging bridge

    The hanging bridge over Kaptai Lake in Rangamati is inundated with rise of water level in the lake, compelling the authorities to suspend movement of people on the bridge.

  • Floods in South Asia

    Floods in South Asia claim 200 lives

    Heavy monsoon rains across South Asia claim more lives, with the death toll passing 200 as authorities tried to reach stranded villagers cut off by surging floodwaters.

  • Present Flood situation in Bangladesh

    Flood situation worsens in Kurigram, improves in Lalmonirhat

    The flood situation in Lalmonirhat improved slightly after water levels of Teesta and Dharla Rivers both decreased while the situation has worsened in Kurigram further.

  • Flood situation in Bangladesh

    Fresh areas flooded as rivers continue to swell

    Heavy rain and onrush water from upstream for last couple of days have worsened flood situation in Lalmonirhat and inundated many areas in Sirajganj and Gaibandha.

  • Deluge forces many to live on boats, roads

    Along with his four family members and some cattle, 75-year-old Kazim Uddin had to spend the past two days on a small boat as their home was flooded.

  • Water of major rivers rise

    Major rivers continue to rise across Bangladesh

    Major rivers continue to rise across the country amid predictions of heavy downpours to deteriorate the situation, prompting authorities to intensify measures to combat a major flooding.

  • Flood situation worsens in Kurigram

    Flood situation worsens in Kurigram

    Flood water engulf fresh areas in Kurigram worsening conditions of the affected people in the district. Whereas, flood-hit people's suffering intensified due to insufficient supply of relief materials in Lalmonirhat where overall flood situation remained unchanged.

  • Waterlogging in Chattogram

    Waterlogging, flash flood bring woes in Chattogram

    People in Chattogram city are suffering as many parts of the port city is severely waterlogged due to the ongoing heavy downpour.

  • PM Sheikh Hasina says the government taken to tackle flood in Bangladesh

    All preparations taken to tackle flood: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the government has taken all sorts of preparation to tackle possible flood in the country.

  • Flood in Bangladesh in 2019

    Major rivers continue to rise, more areas inundated

    Overall flood situation in the country deteriorates further as water levels at all major rivers mark rise inundating more fresh areas, marooning thousands of people and disrupting road communications in different areas.

  • Early flash floods in the haor region:  A new normal?

    Early flash floods in the haor region: A new normal?

    A flash flood in early April of 2017 devastated the boro crops in six haor districts that were worth Tk 13,000 crore (Kaler Kantha, July

  • 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.