Bangladesh flood

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    Homeless flood victims avoid government shelters

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2019

    Not a single family, who became homeless for sudden floods and river erosion over the last week, turned up at the government opened shelters knowing...

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    Floods damage 1,000km roads, highways

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    In the recent spate of flood, around 1,000 kilometres highways and roads under the Roads and Highways Department were damaged, showed official statistics. Among these...

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    Rivers continue to swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    Major rivers in north, north-eastern and south-eastern regions continued to swell rapidly due to heavy rains in the cross border upstream and inside Bangladesh. The...

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    8 major rivers predicted to swell sharp

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on August 16, 2019

    The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre on Thursday predicted rapid swelling of eight major rivers in north-eastern and north -western regions of Bangladesh by Friday...

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    Rivers swell steadily, flooding unlikely before late August

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on August 15, 2019

    Half the gauging stations of the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre until Wednesday morning measured rise in water levels of the rivers flowing by them....

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    Fresh floods likely in Bangladesh after mid-August

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:02am on August 04, 2019

    Many places in Bangladesh and most places in India might experience steady rainfalls until mid-August to cause flooding in Bangladesh’s northern, north-eastern and south-eastern regions...

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    Floods lay bare emergency disaster response lapses

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on August 03, 2019

    On an average, half a dozen people, mostly children, drowned or died of snake bites every day in the first 18 days of flood across...

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    Vast area in ruins as flood waters recede

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:45am on August 02, 2019

    A vast area of rural Bangladesh affected by the two consecutive spells of flood lies in ruins with its road network severely damaged and villages...

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    Farmers count twofold losses 

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:13am on August 01, 2019

    Farmers have incurred twofold losses within a short-span of time between boro, aus and aman crop seasons as the bumper boro production left them poorer...

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    Bangladesh floods damage crops worth Tk 1,153cr

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan and Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:10am on August 01, 2019

    The devastating floods have damaged standing crops worth Tk 1153 crore affecting at least 6, 53,452 farmers in 31 districts, according to the Department of...