Flash Floods | The Daily Star
  • Early flash floods in the haor region:  A new normal?

    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.

  • 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.

  • Lalmonirhat flood

    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.

  • Bangladesh haor boro harvest

    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.

  • Early flash floods in the haor region:  A new normal?

    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

  • 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.

  • Floods affect over 5 lakh

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 40 Sylhet schools suspend classes

    Academic activities at 40 primary schools in Gowainghat and Jointapur upazilas of Sylhet have remained suspended for the last week as the institutions are still under floodwater.