flash flood

May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022

Eid joy eludes flood-ravaged haor areas

“Most paddy fields in our village are under water. We are not only facing food shortage but also lacking fodder for our cattle. Had the flood happened after two weeks, we could have harvested at...

April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

Flash floods leading to rise in water level in haor areas of 4 districts

Recent flash floods in Netrakona and Kishoreganj has inundated new areas, while the water level in the haor areas of Sunamganj and Sylhet have been on the rise.

March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019

Flash floods kill 58 in Indonesia

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000, authorities...

March 4, 2019
March 4, 2019

Haor Protection Embankments: Repair work far behind schedule

Farmers in the northeastern backswamps are on the brink of facing another flash flood as the construction and maintenance works of “around 50 percent” Haor protection embankments have not been...

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

Flood: Anomalies mar relief distribution in Moulvibazar

With flood receding for the last three days, the administration in Moulvibazar has been able to ramp up the measures to distribute relief among the victims.

August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017

140 sued in Sunamganj for graft in haors

A total of 140 people including government officials, local council representatives and contractors have been sued in Sunamganj for

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.

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

Flood situation worsens in Sylhet

Heavy rain, flash flood and excessive waterflow from the upstream rivers have worsened the flood situation in many upazilas of the division.

May 20, 2017
May 20, 2017

Reliefs for haor people ‘ridiculous, disgraceful’: Sultana Kamal

Eminent rights activist Sultana Kamal terms the relief allocated for flash flood affected people in haor areas as “ridiculous and disgraceful”.

April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017

Haor havoc: ‘2.72 lakh people affected in Sunamganj’

A total of 2.72 lakh people have been affected by the flash flood in haor areas of Sunamganj, the local lawmaker says.