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US announces assistance for Bangladesh flood victims

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:21:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 24, 2020 – United States Ambassador to Bangladesh , Earl Miller has announced the US government’s assistance to vulnerable families in flooded parts of northern Bangladesh who have lost their homes or livelihoods. “As we have been for decades, the US government is committed to standing....

'A critical situation': Bangladesh in crisis as monsoon floods follow super-cyclone The Guardian

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 08:09:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters. Bangladesh could be plunged into a humanitarian crisis as it undergoes the most prolonged monsoon flooding in decades while it is still recovering from the effects of Despite the UN has lauding its new initiatives for early....

'A critical situation': Bangladesh in crisis as monsoon floods follow super-cyclone

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 07:36:00 +0200guardian (en)

He said incomes had already been hit by the government’s closure of 25 state-owned jute mills, mostly in northern areas that have been flooded, and by the Covid-19 pandemic. “The country has been locked down for four months and that has had a serious impact.

PM opens country’s largest rehab scheme in Cox’s Bazar

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 05:29:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the country’s largest rehabilitation project in Cox’s Bazar, which will make new abode for 4,409 families of climate refugees. The prime minister opened the landmark ‘Khurushkul Ashrayan Prokalpa’ in Khurushkul area on the outskirts of the southeastern....

Govt to provide homes to the homeless in flood, erosion

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 20:59:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government would arrange housing for those losing their homes in flood and riverbank erosion alongside rehabilitating the landless and homeless people across the country. "This time the flood looks to be serious… more floods are likely to occur in August and September.

Covid and climate disasters in South Asia

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 16:22:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

Response measures have forced coastal communities in South Asia to choose between a super cyclonic storm or shelters with no physical distancing. South Asia, one of the world's poorest and populous regions of the world, is struggling with control measures as Covid cases continue to rise.

Cyclones, locust attacks: Climate disasters, COVID-19 pose dual challenge in South Asia

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:30:00 +0200downtoearth (en)

South Asia, one of the world’s poorest and populous regions, is struggling with control measures as the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continue to rise. This public health crisis is being compounded by a swathe of climate-related disasters.

PM opens country’s largest rehab scheme...

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:36:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the country’s largest rehabilitation project in Cox’s Bazar, which will make new abode for 4,409 families of climate refugees. The prime minister opened the landmark ‘Khurushkul Ashrayan Prokalpa’ in Khurushkul area on the outskirts of the southeastern....

PM opens country’s largest rehab scheme in Cox’s Bazar

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:04:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 23, 2020 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated the country’s largest rehabilitation project in Cox’s Bazar which will make new abode for 4,409 families of climate refugees. The prime minister opened the landmark “Khurushkul Ashrayan Prokalpa”, also the world’s biggest....

Bangladesh faces more devastating flooding

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 06:21:00 +0200sinacom-en (en)

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned on Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh — where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater — officials warned....

Millions of Bangladeshis swamped as flood crisis deepens

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 04:44:00 +0200nation (en)

DHAKA - A natural disaster has been deepening in South Asia as new figures reveal that nearly 10 million people have been affected by monsoon floods, devastating large areas of India, Bangladesh and Nepal, said International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Wednesday.

Bangladesh faces more deadly flooding

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 03:15:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned on Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh — where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater — officials warned....

Flood devastates Dahagram, again

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 22:27:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

A large area of Patgram upazila's Dahagram union, a Bangladesh i enclave surrounded by Indian territory on three sides and the Teesta river on the other, is experiencing severe erosion due to floods. So far, 300 families lost homes and agricultural land after the Teesta, that enters Bangladesh....

South Asia floods displace millions, kill 550

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 22:07:00 +0200pakobserver (en)

Dhaka, Bangladesh . More than 9.6 million people across South Asia have been affected by severe floods, with hundreds of thousands struggling to get food and medicine, officials and aid organizations said Wednesday. About 550 people have died in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, while millions have been....

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 21:44:00 +0200yahoo-sg (en)

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned....

Dozens dead, over 2.8 mln affected by floods in Bangladesh

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 15:17:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

DHAKA, July 22 (Xinhua) -- At least 86 people died in Bangladesh floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders that worsened again this week, official figures showed Wednesday. According to the daily flood situation report of country's disaster....

Dozens dead, over 2.8 mln affected by floods in Bangladesh

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:45:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

DHAKA, July 22 (Xinhua) -- At least 86 people died in Bangladesh floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders that worsened again this week, official figures showed Wednesday. According to the daily flood situation report of country's disaster....

600 climate refugee families to get new homes in Cox's Bazar

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:06:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

A total of 600 families, who are climate refugees, are set to move into their new homes on Thursday, on the outskirts of Cox’s Bazar under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s landmark Ashrayan project. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the abodes through a video conference from her Ganabhaban....

In Pictures: Monsoon floods wreak havoc in South Asia

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 13:32:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

South Asia is battling torrential monsoon rains which have pounded the region for weeks, causing widespread flooding, killing more than 250 people so far. At least 81 people have died in flood-prone Bangladesh , where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is under water in one of the worst deluges in recent years.

Ashrayan to provide abode to 600 homeless families tomorrow

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:02:00 +0200bssnews (en)

COX’S BAZAR, July 22, 2020 (BSS) – A total of 600 families appeared to be climate refugees are set to make them comfortable at their new abodes tomorrow on the outskirts of this southeastern beach town under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s landmark Ashrayan project.

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:46:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Dhaka (AFP) - Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater --....

Roundup: Millions of Bangladeshis among nearly 10 mln South Asians swamped as flood crisis deepens

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:08:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

DHAKA, July 22 (Xinhua) -- A natural disaster has been deepening in South Asia as new figures reveal that nearly 10 million people have been affected by monsoon floods, devastating large areas of India, Bangladesh and Nepal, said International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Wednesday.

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:01:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned....

Inundación en Bangladesh afecta a dos millones y medio de personas

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 09:57:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

Dacca, 22 jul (Prensa Latina) Alrededor de dos millones y medio de personas están damnificadas por la inundación que afecta hoy un tercio de Bangladesh , un escenario que podría continuar hasta mediados de agosto por la más prolongada crecida en dos décadas.

2:08 Inundación en Bangladesh afecta a dos millones y medio de personas

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 08:18:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

22 de julio de 2020, 2:8 Dacca, 22 jul (Prensa Latina) Alrededor de dos millones y medio de personas están damnificadas por la inundación que afecta hoy un tercio de Bangladesh , un escenario que podría continuar hasta mediados de agosto por la más prolongada crecida en dos décadas.

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 08:14:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned....

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 18:42:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned of an extended disaster in one of the worst deluges in recent years. "The flood has been going on for at least 20 days," the deputy chief of Bangladesh's Flood Forecasting and Warning....

Bangladesh Faces Further Flood Crisis In Monsoon-hit South Asia

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 18:25:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned....

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 18:20:00 +0200pulse (en)

In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned of an extended disaster in one of the worst deluges in recent years. "The flood has been going on for at least 20 days," the deputy chief of Bangladesh's Flood Forecasting and Warning....

Bangladesh faces further flood crisis in monsoon-hit South Asia

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 17:58:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Deadly flooding will persist in Bangladesh for the next 10 days, officials warned Tuesday, as South Asia battles torrential monsoon rains which have already pounded the region for weeks. In flood-prone Bangladesh -- where almost one-third of the impoverished nation is underwater -- officials warned....

Massive relief activities for flood-hit people in B’putra basin

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 12:48:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 21, 2020 (BSS) – The government has intensified massive relief activities for the flood-hit people to mitigate their sufferings in flood-affected areas of eight northern districts in the Brahmaputra basin. Divisional Commissioner KM Tariqul Islam said the government continues....

Monsoons slam South Asia, killing more than 200

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 05:08:00 +0200dailysabah (en)

Weeks of severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have left more than 200 dead, with high waters continuing to threaten communities Monday. In Nepal, the natural disasters triggered by heavy monsoon rainfall have killed 114 people since June 12, with 48 people listed as....

Bangladesh - Floods damage crops of Tk 350cr so far

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 04:28:00 +0200agroinsurance-en (en)

Floods have already damaged crops worth nearly Tk 350 crore and are going to pile up further losses on tens of thousands of farmers, according to an official estimate. Growers of aus and aman rice crops, jute and summer vegetables in 14 districts suffered the biggest losses as the floods submerged....

Farmers face Tk 3.5bn loss

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 20:07:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

Of the fields, nearly 42,000 hectares of land with Aus, Aman seedbeds, vegetables, green chili, jute and other crops witnessed complete damage causing immense losses for 0.345 million farmers. The information was revealed at a meeting between Agriculture Minister Dr Mohammad Abdur Razzaque and agriculture officials at the ministry on Monday.

More than 200 die after weeks of severe flooding, landslides in South Asia

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 17:13:00 +0200premiumtimesng (en)

Weeks of severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh on Monday left more than 200 dead, with high waters continuing to threaten communities. According to Nepal’s National Disaster Agency, in Nepal, the natural disasters triggered by heavy monsoon rainfall have killed 114 people since June 12, with 48 people missing.

Flood situation continues improving in Brahmaputra basin

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 11:14:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 19, 2020 (BSS) – The flood situation continues improving with further fall in water levels of major rivers despite heavy rainfalls in most of the northern districts in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB)....

Flood situation improves in B’putra, Meghna basins, worsens in Ganges

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 16:32:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 18, 2020 (BSS) – The flood situation continued to improve in the country’s Brahmaputra and Meghna basins, while it deteriorated further in the Ganges basin, increasing the plight of the people living there (Ganges basin). Despite sporadic incidents of riverbank erosion, the flood....

Mueren 55 en inundaciones de India

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 12:10:00 +0200elsiglodetorreon (es)

Al menos 55 personas murieron tras dos semanas de intensas lluvias por la época de monzón que han provocado inundaciones en casi un tercio de Bangladesh y han dejado más de dos millones de afectados, informaron este viernes las autoridades. Las inundaciones han golpeado 18 de los 64 distritos del país, afectando a 2.

Sporadic erosion as flood situation improving in B’putra basin

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 11:58:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 18, 2020 (BSS) – As the flood situation continues improving, sporadic incidents of riverbank erosion have been reported from fewer places during the last 24 hours ending at 9am today in the Brahmaputra basin. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) officials said water levels of....

Flood situation in Brahmaputra basin...

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 16:29:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

The flood situation started showing an improving trend with fall in water levels of major rivers during the last 24 hours ending at 9am on Friday in the Brahmaputra basin. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) officials said the situation is becoming normal in Rangpur, Nilphamari and Lalmonirhat....

Las inundaciones dejan 55 muertos y un tercio de Bangladesh bajo el agua

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 16:09:00 +0200diariolibre (es)

Dacca, 17 jul (EFE).- Al menos 55 personas murieron tras dos semanas de intensas lluvias por la época de monzón que han provocado inundaciones en casi un tercio de Bangladesh y han dejado más de dos millones de afectados, informaron este viernes las autoridades.

Las inundaciones dejan 55 muertos y un tercio de Bangladesh bajo el agua

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:53:00 +0200elnuevodiario-DO (es)

EL NUEVO DIARIO, DACCA.- Al menos 55 personas murieron tras dos semanas de intensas lluvias por la época de monzón que han provocado inundaciones en casi un tercio de Bangladesh y han dejado más de dos millones de afectados, informaron este viernes las autoridades.

Flood situation in B’putra basin showing improving trend

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:12:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 17, 2020 (BSS) – The flood situation started showing an improving trend with fall in water levels of major rivers during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today in the Brahmaputra basin. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) officials said the situation is becoming normal in....

INTERNACIONAL - Población:

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 07:11:00 +0200elperiodicodemexico (es)

14:03, 2020-07-16. En plena pandemia de coronavirus, Milena Maia se quedó sin trabajo y en un parpadeo ella y sus tres hijos comenzaron a saltarse las comidas por falta de ingresos. La crisis sanitaria también deja un rastro de hambre y más pobreza en las grandes favelas de Brasil. 13:33, 2020-07-16.

Seasons — their gorgeous reappearance The global climate sector doesn't offer any good news. A...

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 18:26:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

The global climate sector doesn't offer any good news. A nearly disastrous flood continues to afflict some regions in Japan. The overflowing Yangtze and some other rivers have wreaked near-havoc with large swathes in China. Floods and landslides have also left trails of destruction in Nepal.

Heavy flooding

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 04:54:00 +0200wn (en)

Flash flood. A flash flood is a rapid of low-lying areas: washes, and . It may be caused by heavy associated with a , or meltwater from ice or snow flowing over ice sheets or snowfields. Flash floods may occur after the collapse of a natural or debris dam , or a human structure such as a man-made , as occurred before the Johnstown Flood of 1889.

Floodwaters to remain throughout...

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:20:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Flooding in different parts of the country will remain throughout July due to the increase in water-levels and another wave of rain is forecast in the coming week. The Padma, Jamuna, Brahmaputra and Ganges rivers may continue to rise in the next several days, making the country’s overall flood situation worse.

China: Heavy rains and flooding hit large parts of Asia

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 22:40:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Unusually heavy monsoon rainfall and flooding is affecting India and neighbouring South Asian countries, as well as China and Japan. This has caused major disruption, displacement and loss of life, and once again highlighted the importance of national meteorological and hydrological services in protecting public safety.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Heavy rains and flooding hit large parts of Asia

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:33:00 +0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Unusually heavy monsoon rainfall and flooding is affecting India and neighbouring South Asian countries, as well as China and Japan. This has caused major disruption, displacement and loss of life, and once again highlighted the importance of national meteorological and hydrological services in protecting public safety.

Rising water level of Brahmaputra basin sparks flood fears

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:37:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Water levels of all major rivers started rising again following onrush of huge amounts of water amid heavy monsoon rains from the upper catchment in India in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours till 9am Friday. The Teesta crossed the danger level (52.

Water levels in B’putra, Meghna basins may rise rapidly

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:59:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 8, 2020 (BSS) – Water levels of major rivers in northern Brahmaputra and northeastern Meghna basins may rise quickly in the next 72 hours as both Bangladesh and Indian meteorological offices predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall during that period in the two regions in Bangladesh and....

River erosion takes serious turn in...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:36:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Although the flood situation in the northern districts of the country has been improving, the high tides of the Padma, Jamuna, Meghna and Brahmaputra river have been devouring acres of land and causing severe erosion. In Jamalpur , the overall flood situation has further improved in the district....

Sporadic orison as flood situation improves further in B’putra basin

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:26:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 8, 2020 (BSS) – Sporadic incidents of riverbank erosion have been reported as the flood situation improved further during the last 24 hours ending at 9am today with continuous fall in water levels of the major rivers in the Brahmaputra basin.

Hazard Incidents in Bangladesh, June 2020

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:55:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Overview of Hazard Incidents in June 2020. In June 2020, 10 devastating hazards took place across Bangladesh i.e. Covid-19 pandemic, lightning, riverbank erosion, wild animal attack, fire, tornado, heavy rainfall, flood, boat capsize and flash flood. In June 2020, Covid-19 affected a total of 98,330....

Flood may remain steady in seven districts

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:50:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 7, 2020 (BSS) – The flood situation may remain steady in three northwestern districts of Natore, Naogaon and Sirajganj and four central districts of Rajbari, Faridpur, Munshiganj and Shariatpur as water levels of rivers in Brahmaputra and Padma basins marked fall till 9am today.

Displaced flood-hit people returning homes in B’putra basin

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:51:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 7, 2020 (BSS) – The displaced flood-hit people started returning homes at most places following further improvement in the flood situation in seven northern districts in the Brahmaputra basin during 24 hours till 9 am today. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) officials said....

Erosion adds to woes in flooded areas

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 20:26:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

River erosion has taken a serious turn in several flood-hit districts, rendering many people homeless. Many victims, along with their livestock, have moved to safe places. Meanwhile, floodwater has started receding in some districts, while fresh areas are feared to be inundated in the region adjacent to Dhaka.

Floodwater continues receding in B’putra basin

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:48:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 6, 2020 (BSS) – Floodwater continues receding from inundated low-lying and char areas alongside all major rivers improving flood situation in the Brahmaputra basin in the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) officials said water levels of all....

Flood affects 1.42m people in 15 dists

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 20:12:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

More than 1.428872 million people in 15 districts of the country have been affected by the devastating flood since the last week of June. The sign of flood wreckages are also evident in the affected areas through torrential rains and a huge onrush of upstream river water from the boarding country.

Flood may remain steady in 6 districts, improve in 8

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 15:32:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 05, 2020 (BSS) – The flood situation may remain steady in six central districts of Rajbari, Manikganj, Dhaka, Munshiganj, Faridpur and Shariatpur as water levels of all rivers in the Ganges-Padma basin stayed static and rivers in the Brahmaputra basin were in a reducing trend till 9am today.

Flood situation in B’putra basin improving

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 12:30:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 5, 2020 (BSS) – Water levels of major rivers marked sharp falls at all points following further recession of onrushing water from the upstream improving the flood situation in the Brahmaputra basin in the last 24 hours ending at 9 am today.

Flood-Hit Areas: Thousands at risk of virus transmission

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 20:59:00 +0200thedailystarBD (en)

Exposed to highly contagious coronavirus, some people of the flood-hit areas in Bangladesh are now living in congested shelters and some on dykes. They have very limited scope to maintain social distance as large numbers of people have to stay in a small places.

Flood situation: Hundreds of thousands...

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 18:33:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Hundreds and thousands of people in the northern districts of the country have been marooned as water levels remain above the danger level. The flood situation remained mostly steady with little ups and downs in water levels of major rivers during the last 24 hours ending at 9am yesterday in the seven districts of the Brahmaputra basin.

Flood situation shows improving trend in Brahmaputra basin

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:31:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 2, 2020 (BSS) – The overall flood situation remained mostly steady with an improving trend during the last 24 hours ending at 9am today in seven northern districts on the Brahmaputra basin. Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) Officials said water levels of major rivers continues....

No roadside cattle market during Eid-ul-Azha: Quader

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:42:00 +0200bssnews (en)

DHAKA, July 1, 2020 (BSS) – Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said the government will not allow setting up roadside cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha as it may increase the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission. “The authorities will not allow setting up cattle markets haphazardly.

Fresh areas in northern region gets inundated

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:39:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

Fresh areas in the country’s northern region were inundated on Monday amid heavy rain and huge onrush of upstream waters from India. Flood situations worsened further in Kurigram, Gaibandha, Bogra, Jamalpur, Sirajganj, and Tangail districts while it remained unchanged in five other north-eastern districts.

Flooding unlikely to change The flash flood in the country's north-east may last for three more days while floodwaters in six districts are likely...

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:25:00 +0200thefinancialexpress (en)

The flash flood in the country's north-east may last for three more days while floodwaters in six districts are likely to swell for seven more days. Floodwaters in north-eastern districts, including Sylhet and Sunamganj, may continue to rise for three more days, said an official at Flood Forecasting....

Flash floods hit northeastern districts

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 20:08:00 +0200dhakatribune (en)

Incessant rain and onrush of water from upstream have triggered flash floods in the low-lying areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj under Sylhet division. In Sylhet, low-lying areas of four upazilas were inundated due to heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. The Meteorological Department in Sylhet said 107mm of rainfall was reordered in the last 24 hours.

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