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Unceasing Rains flooded One third of Bangladesh


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

16th July, 2020
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Bangladesh

Unceasing Rains in Bangladesh has submerged the one-third part of the country with floodwaters forcing at least one million people to leave homes.

According to the details. major rivers in the country with 64 districts flowing above the danger level mark, posing danger to human lives and livestock.

Rushing waters from upstream India were cited as the main reasons for the floods in the delta nation of 160 million people.

Bangladesh is crisscrossed by 230 rivers, including 53 shared with India.

In the northern district of Kurigram, one of the worst-hit areas, thousands of villagers have moved from their homes to higher ground since the weekend, bringing along their cattle and other belongings,

The social welfare foundations have been distributing both cooked and dry food to the flood-affected villagers, many of whom have lost their crops and livelihood.

Roads, homes, and buildings have been inundated by floodwaters in parts of the country.

A heavy monsoon is a yearly occurrence in Bangladesh, resulting in flooding and landslides which force residents to flee their homes, often leaving behind their belongings

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