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Related News - Flood

8 dead in ‘devastating’ US Kentucky flooding

Flash flooding caused by torrential rains has killed at least eight people in eastern Kentucky in the United States and left some residents stranded on rooftops and in trees, the governor of the south-central US state said Thursday.

12:45 29 July 2022

WB approves $500m credit to BD to improve disaster preparedness

The World Bank (WB) has approved a $500 million credit to help Bangladesh to improve disaster preparedness against inland flooding in 14 flood-prone districts benefiting over 1.25 million people.

16:01 16 July 2022

Death toll climbs to 118 in floods across country

Due to floods in the country, 17,640 people have been infected with various diseases and 118 people have died so far, informed Health Emergency Operations Center and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in a statement on Wednesday.

16:59 13 July 2022

Enamur for immediate steps to compensate flood damage

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md. Enamur Rahman said that immediate initiatives will be taken to compensate for the flood damage. 

15:16 12 July 2022

59 killed in Pakistan floods

At least 59 people have been killed in floods caused by heavy rains in different parts of Pakistan. There are also many more missing. Thousands of people have lost their homes in the devastating floods, according to government officials.

18:25 10 July 2022

6 cattle markets approved in Sylhet

Eid festivals fade away amid cries of survival

Thousands of hundreds of people in Sylhet are struggling to return to normal life due to the terrible floods. Rural towns are still submerged in water. Although the water level has been decreasing, the water is rising again due to fresh downpours, creating new panic among the flood-affected people. In such a situation, the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha is a complete exception for the people of Sylhet. The mood of the festival has faded amidst the cries of survival. The victims do not think that the water will decrease before Eid.

11:33 30 June 2022

Teesta’s water level flowing 28 cm above danger level

The water level of the Teesta River is flowing 28 cm above the danger level. As a result, people on the banks of the Teesta River in Lalmonirhat are fearing “major floods”. 

14:03 20 June 2022

Padma Bridge to be blessing for easier communication during flood

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today hoped that the Padma Bridge would be a blessing for the nation for easier communication in the wake of flood, as the government is set to inaugurate it on June 25.

19:14 19 June 2022

40 lakh marooned as flood worsens in Sylhet, Sunamganj

The flood situation in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts has worsened further due to the constant heavy rain and onrush of water from the hills.

18:06 18 June 2022

Shakib Khan stands by flood-affected Sylhet people

More than 5 million people in different upazilas of Sylhet and Moulvibazar have been inundated due to floods caused by hill slopes and heavy rains. The people of that region are living miserable life in this situation. Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan has stood by the flood-affected people of Sylhet out of his own ability.

16:39 18 June 2022

Sylhet railway declared closed

The Sylhet railway station has been declared closed following flooded due to flood waters. However, trains will run from Maizgaon railway station in Fenchuganj upazila.

15:40 18 June 2022

Waterlogged thousands of Kurigram people now in dire straits

The flood situation in Kurigram has further deteriorated. The waters of the Dharla, Brahmaputra and Dudhkumar rivers are flowing over the danger zone.

15:29 18 June 2022

Flood: Bodies of 2 missing recovered after 13 hrs

The bodies of two people have been recovered 13 hours after they went missing in flood waters at Jhenaigati in Sherpur. The bodies of the two were recovered from separate places around 6:00 am on Saturday (June 18). 

13:07 18 June 2022

Osmani Airport inundated, all flights suspended

All the flights including domestic and international flights have been suspended due to inundation on the runway of MAG Osmani Airport in Sylhet, confirmed airport manager Hafiz Ahmed. 

17:49 17 June 2022

Army deployed to rescue marooned people in Sylhet

Bangladesh Army has been deployed to control the flood situation in Sylhet. The Army has already started rescue operations in the area, reads an ISPR press release on Friday (17 June). 

13:49 17 June 2022

Antlophobia over water rising in Jamuna

The water level of the Jamuna river in Sirajganj continues to rise even today. The river bank protection dams are being repaired as per the flood warning issued by the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD).

14:33 8 June 2022

Short-term floods likely in June: BMD

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has warned of “short-term floods” this June due to heavy rains. At the same time, there is a possibility of a mild heat wave in some parts of the country.

12:37 3 June 2022

Brazil storm: Death toll rises to 100

The death toll has risen to at least 100 as torrential rain triggered landslides and torrents of mud near the city of Recife in north-east Brazil. 

09:21 1 June 2022

Barguna’s lowlands inundate with tidal waters

Due to the effect of the full moon, tidal water is flowing over the danger zone in the major rivers of the coastal district in Barguna. The lowlands have been inundated. The Purakata-Amtali and Baraitala-Bainchatki ferry gangways have been submerged due to the tidal water flowing over the danger zone. People are suffering due to the obstruction in the movement of vehicles for a long time.

16:44 16 May 2022

S.Africa floods death toll rises to 443, with 63 missing

The death toll from floods that have battered South Africa’s east coast rose to 443 on Sunday, including a rescuer, a provincial premier announced, as dozens more are still missing.

21:12 17 April 2022

Brazil floods, landslides: Death toll soars 105

The death toll from floods and landslides after torrential rains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has climbed to 105. More than 400 people have been displaced. Rescue work is still underway. So far, 24 people have been rescued. However, state Governor Cláudio Castro feared the death toll “could rise further”.

11:25 18 February 2022