bangladesh floods

La Nina behind floods in Bangladesh

La Nina is moderately active in the Pacific Ocean this year. This would cause more rains across the Ganges and Brahmaputra basins ultimately leading to more floods, said Dr Rashed Chowdhury in an interview with The Daily Star.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Flood victim rescued by navy gives birth to baby boy

A stranded flood victim gave birth to a baby today, a day after she was rescued by Bangladesh Navy from the northeastern part of the country.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

La Nina behind floods in Bangladesh

La Nina is moderately active in the Pacific Ocean this year. This would cause more rains across the Ganges and Brahmaputra basins ultimately leading to more floods, said Dr Rashed Chowdhury in an interview with The Daily Star.

November 2, 2020
November 2, 2020

Floods damage crops worth Tk 499 crore in Rangpur region

The recent floods in three phases damaged standing crops on 42,055 hectares of land causing production losses of 1,49,416 tonnes of crops worth Taka 499.16 crore this year in Rangpur agriculture region.

July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017

Flood may affect 5 more districts: Minister

The authorities of five districts have been asked to stay on high alert as there is a possibility those could be freshly affected by floods, Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya today said.

July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017

Flood worsens in 5 districts

Flood situations in Bogra, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Tangail and Pabna have been deteriorating as the Jamuna and Padma rivers were flowing above the danger level, flooding some new places yesterday.

May 24, 2017
May 24, 2017

Haor disaster: No water experts said the truth, minister alleges

Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud alleges that no water experts upheld the truth about the haor disaster. He also accused the mass media of not providing accurate information in this regard.

June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016

Flash floods hit veg fields

Around five hectares of vegetable land have gone under water in Rajarhat and Sadar upazilas of Kurigram in the last two days as sudden floods hit the two upazilas.

June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016

Floods maroon thousands

Around 60,000 people have been marooned in Lalmonirhat and Nilphamari as the two districts were hit by sudden flood caused by heavy downpour and the onrush of water from upstream for the last two days.