Flash Floods

August 9, 2019
August 9, 2019

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.

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

Flash floods hit North, hill dists

Many areas in the country’s northern, north-eastern and hilly regions have been inundated by flash floods, causing thousands of people to suffer.

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

Flash floods hit Sylhet and parts of north

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains since Wednesday inundated parts of Sylhet division yesterday, while the overflowing water from Teesta and Dharla rivers submerged char areas in Lalmonirhat and Gaibandha, disrupting the daily life of tens of thousands of people.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Boro Harvest: SMILES in HAOR

In 2017, the shock was overwhelming for Chan Mia -- he lost all the Boro paddy grown on seven acres of land to flash floods. The next year, the paddy he cultivated on three acres was damaged. This time it was pest attack.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

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

August 13, 2017
August 13, 2017

Heavy rains raise fresh flood alarm

Flash floods, triggered by continuous downpour for the last couple of days and onrush of water from the hills, inundated Hili and Akhaura land ports yesterday, halting export-import activities there.

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

Floods affect over 5 lakh

Scarcity of drinking water and food has further aggravated the situation in the flood-hit regions of Sylhet.

April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017

Rice prices soar amid flash floods

Flash floods in the greater Sylhet region have taken its toll on farmers and created a shortage of paddy for small to medium-sized rice mills.

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.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Farmers in northeastern Bangladesh in trouble

Flash floods triggered by heavy rain and hailstorms have damaged Boro paddy massively in the haor areas of Sunamganj and Sylhet.