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1 million people marooned in BD Northern region floods

Kurigram, July 25 (UNB) – Nearly a million people remained stranded, facing acute shortage of food, drinking water and fodder as the flood situation worsened. Heavy downpour in the upstream regions adjacent to Bangladesh and in the district pushed up the water level of Brahmaputra and Dharla rivers on Thursday. Dharla was flowing 73 centimetres above the danger level at ... Read More »

Tens of thousands marooned as 4 Sylhet upazilas flooded

Sylhet, June 28 — Several hundred thousand people of four upazilas remained marooned after torrential rain over the last few days led to the flooding of parts of Gowainghat, Companiganj, Jaintiapur and Kanaighat sub-districts. Flooding has cut off road communications, inundated paddy fields and fishing ponds. Most low-lying villages in Gowainghat were flooded after Sari and Piyain rivers overflowed their ... Read More »