1408, 2016

Heavy monsoon rains have triggered widespread floods in Bangladesh

August 12, 2016
As of 3 August 2016, 3.2 million people across 16 districts have been affected by widespread flooding, with 42 deaths already confirmed.
Increasing river levels have forced thousands from their homes, with more than 250,000 houses destroyed or damaged by floods, landslides and river bank erosion. Only 7,400 people have managed to find refuge in 69 flood shelters across the country, and close to 300,000 people remain stranded in Shariatpur and Faridpur districts.

This year, countries in South Asia witnessed severe rains

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