Flood in Bangladesh

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

No scope to study in shelters: Flood-hit children lagging behind

"When will we return home, mother?’ eight-year-old Rabbi Islam, a second-grader, asks his mother. “I can’t read here, I want to go home so I can study,’ he says.

July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020

No smiles this Eid for people in flood-hit Kurigram, Lalmonirhat

Nearly four lakh people in the flood affected regions of Kurigram and Lalmonirhat districts will be spending Eid-ul-Azha in despair this year.

July 19, 2020
July 19, 2020

Water Development Board warns of another flood

Bangladesh Water Development Board has warned of a recurrence of the flood in the country.

July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020

Red alert issued at Teesta Barrage as flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram worsens

The flood situation takes a serious turn as the water level of 10 rivers including Teesta and Dharla in Lalmonirhat and 18 rivers including Brahmaputra in Kurigram increases.

April 13, 2020
April 13, 2020

Flash flood forecasted in haors of Sunamganj, Sylhet

Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) forecasts flash flood in Haor regions of Sunamganj and Sylhet as India’s Meteorological Department predicted excessive rainfall in the north-eastern part...

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

Not Farakka, it’s heavy rain causing flood: Ministry

It is heavy rain for which the water level in the Padma and Ganges rivers is increasing and creating a possibility of floods in the country.

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.

August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019

Flood Aftermath: Farmers forced to sell cattle at low prices

Small farmers of flood-hit districts, who raised cattle for the Eid-ul-Azha markets, have started selling off their animals at low prices as they are struggling to feed them because of food...

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

Govt failed to tackle flood, dengue: BNP

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury has said that the government has failed to tackle the flood situation and dengue outbreak in the country and is now “terming all disorders...

July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019

Flood Damage in 28 Dists: Crops on 5.32 lakh hectares destroyed

Around 6.77 lakh hectares of croplands have been damaged by the recent flood that affected about 61 lakh people in 28 districts, says the government statistics.