Nonstop rain, over the last 12 hours, has caused unprecedented waterlogging in most areas of Rangpur district.
Flood has disrupted road and rail communications across the country as roads, bridges and rail tracks in several districts have been damaged or inundat-ed, causing immense suffering to people.
Around 73,400 houses and 36,000 hectares of crops have been damaged by recent floods in 21 districts, causing thousands of people to suffer.
Four children and a woman drowned and died in floodwater in Anantapur area of Kurigram’s Ulipur upazila yesterday.
The flood situation in Lalmonirhat improved slightly after water levels of Teesta and Dharla Rivers both decreased while the situation has worsened in Kurigram further.
At least 2,100 educational institutions, mostly government primary schools, have closed due to severe flooding in 12 districts in a week.
Along with his four family members and some cattle, 75-year-old Kazim Uddin had to spend the past two days on a small boat as their home was flooded.
Around 13 lakh people in the country’s north, north-eastern and hilly regions have been stranded in flooded areas amid heavy downpour and swollen rivers.
On the surface—from the philosophical (life and death) to physical (rainfall and flood)—these appear to be simple questions with causal connections.
Local administration arranges aid for nearly 2,300 flood victims in Kulaura upazila’s Sharifpur in Moulvibazar.