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    Washington DC hit by torrential rain, flooding

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on July 10, 2019

    Torrential rain lashed Washington DC and surrounding areas on Monday, flooding many neighbourhoods and hobbling electricity and transportation networks. The National Weather Service issued...

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    Flood shelters opened in Sunamganj, rivers continue to swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on June 30, 2019

    Authorities opened flood shelter centres at government schools in the north-eastern district of Sunamganj as swelling rivers overflowed the banks and left many families stranded...

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    Most of Sunamganj inundated as major rivers swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on June 29, 2019

    Rivers in north-eastern Bangladesh swelled on Friday after days of incessant rains and onrush of upstream water flooding town neighbourhoods and villages. Some of the rivers...

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    Flash flood strikes haor areas in north-east Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain and Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on May 06, 2019

    People in the haor region in Bangladesh’s north-east started facing flash flood on Sunday because of heavy rains caused by cyclone Fani inside Bangladesh and...

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    Flash floods kill 58 in Indonesia

    Agence France-Presse . Sentani | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    Flash floods in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province have killed at least 58 people, an official said Sunday, as rescuers battled mud, rocks and fallen trees...

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    Flash floods, snow, rain kill 59 in Afghanistan

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 05:39pm on March 06, 2019

    Flash floods, heavy rains and snowfall have killed at least 59 people across Afghanistan during the past two weeks and left thousands homeless, with the...

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    20 killed in Afghan flash floods

    Agence France-Presse . Kandahar | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2019

    At least 20 people were killed by flash floods in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, the UN said Saturday, as heavy rains swept away homes and...

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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....