Flood in Bangladesh 2019

July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019

Disaster management ministry to remain open Friday, Saturday

The Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief will remain open on next Friday and Saturday for overall coordination and supervision of flood situation that has worsened in different districts in...

July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019

New areas submerged in Sherpur, situation improves in Lalmonirhat

Flood situation has worsened in Sherpur as new char areas and croplands went under water due to the sudden swelling of Old Brahmaputra river while the situation has improved slightly in Lalmonirhat.

July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019

Flood ravages croplands, houses

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.

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

Flood takes heavy toll on schools

At least 2,100 educational institutions, mostly government primary schools, have closed due to severe flooding in 12 districts in a week.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

Fresh areas flooded as rivers continue to swell

Heavy rain and onrush water from upstream for last couple of days have worsened flood situation in Lalmonirhat and inundated many areas in Sirajganj and Gaibandha.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

Deluge forces many to live on boats, roads

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.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

Major rivers continue to rise across Bangladesh

Major rivers continue to rise across the country amid predictions of heavy downpours to deteriorate the situation, prompting authorities to intensify measures to combat a major flooding.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

Flood situation worsens in Kurigram

Flood water engulf fresh areas in Kurigram worsening conditions of the affected people in the district. Whereas, flood-hit people's suffering intensified due to insufficient supply of relief...

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

13 lakh affected in north, hill dists

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.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

2 killed in Rangamati landslide

Two people were killed and one injured in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Rangamati’s Kaptai Upazila yesterday morning.

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