Nonstop rain, over the last 12 hours, has caused unprecedented waterlogging in most areas of Rangpur district.
The flood has hit Rangpur division the hardest as it rained in the region almost three times more than it had until this point last year.
Many flood-affected people have taken shelter inside empty rail coaches of a train stuck between Trimohoni-Badiyakhali area in Sadar upazila of Gaibandha as their houses were inundated in flood...
The overall flood situation in some parts of the north showed signs of improvement yesterday as floodwater started receding.
With floodwater continuing to rise in many northern districts, at least seven people, including five children, drowned in floodwater in Jamalpur and Lalmonirhat yesterday.
Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader alleges that relief materials are not reaching the flood victims properly.
After living in the open for 10 days, 46-year-old Kulsum Begum and her children returned home on Sunday morning.
Roads which were damaged due to the recent flood across the country will be fixed urgently, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says.
As floodwater started receding across the country, different kinds of waterborne diseases have begun spreading in some districts.
The floods, which have been ravaging the north and hilly regions, are now approaching the districts adjacent to the capital from the north.
Cattle rearing in flood-affected areas of Lalmonirhat has been severely affected due to lack of green fodder owing to rising floodwaters in Teesta and Dharla rivers for the last one week.