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    Thousands marooned in Sylhet flood

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:39pm on June 19, 2018

    Some 40,000 residents of the district's Beanibazar upazila have been marooned in flashfloods amidst alarming rise of water levels in Surma, Kushiara and Sonai rivers....

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    Persistent rain leads to flooding in Sylhet, Satkhira

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:43am on June 15, 2018

    Persistent rain for the past few days has caused severe flooding across several villages of Sylhet, Satkhira districts.  In Sylhet, four upazilas in the district...

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    Rivers flow above danger marks at 10 stations

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 05:47pm on June 14, 2018

    Water is flowing above the danger level at 10 river stations out of the 94 monitored by flood forecasting and warning centre across the country....

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    30 Brahmanbaria villages submerged   

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:47pm on May 23, 2018

    At least 30 villages in Akhaura upazila of the district were submerged due to rains and onrush of water from Indian hills over the past...

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    At least 15 dead in flash floods on Greek coast

    Reuters | Updated at 08:45am on November 16, 2017

    Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns...

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    Flash flood in Lalmonirhat inundates at least 30,000 people

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:03am on October 01, 2017

    At least 30,000 people in Lalmonirhat got trapped due to severe flooding from heavy downpour and onrush of water from upstream hilly areas in India....

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    Flood-hit farmers mustn’t be menaced for loan repayment

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 25, 2017

    MICROCREDIT lenders reportedly pressuring farmers in Sunamganj — who are as yet financially unstable and unable to manage daily meals after their crops had been...

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    Lenders at farmers’ heels

    Zaman Monir . back from Sunamganj | Updated at 12:08am on August 24, 2017

    Microcredit lenders have continued to put pressure for repayment of crop loans granted to farmers, who are still reeling from losses and finding it hard...

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    Disaster management secy, 139 others sued

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2017

    Disaster management and relief secretary Shah Kamal and 139 others, including officials, contractors and project implementation committee members of Water Development Board, were sued on...

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    Water level in major rivers in spate

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on August 01, 2017

    The water level in the River Ganges, River Brahmaputra and River Meghna and other major rivers except hilly rivers will continue to rise in the...