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Govt prepared for any natural disaster: Enamur

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0200bssnews (en)

GAIBANDHA, JULY 19, 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Relief and Disaster Management Ministry Dr. Enamur Rahman today said the government had taken all necessary preparations to face natural disasters effectively. “Sufficient relief materials had been stocked and all-out preparations have been taken....

Roundup: Flood havoc by seasonal rains causes widespread damage in parts of Bangladesh

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:51:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

DHAKA, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Flooding sparked by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills across the Indian borders have seriously affected parts of Bangladesh including central Tangail district, some 97 km away from capital Dhaka. The flooding has caused major problems for many residents....

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:24:00 +0200firstpost (en)

By Joydeep Gupta, Mubina Akhtar. Nearly a thousand people have been killed by floods in Nepal, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam in India, and in Bangladesh . Almost all of southern and interior western India is grappling with water scarcity. With mega-city Chennai being supplied by water trains, one....

227 Dead After Monsoon Floods Devastate South Asia

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:02:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

At least 227 people have died since flash floods ravaged swathes of South Asia over the weekend, officials said on Thursday, July 18. Flooding and landslides, triggered by torrential monsoon rains, have swept across India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh , leaving devastation in each country.

Inundaciones en el Sur de Asia dejan millones de afectados

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:50:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

. 0; Traducido por Mónica Gálvez - Fuente The Guardian - Foto por Manish Paudel / AP Más de 100 personas han muerto y millones más han sido afectadas por devastadoras inundaciones y deslizamientos de tierra en partes del sur de Asia. Las fuertes lluvias monzónicas durante la semana pasada han....

Over 3 million people hit by floods in Bangladesh

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:57:00 +0200bdnews24 (en)

The most affected districts include Kurigram, Jamalpur, Sylhet, Gaibandha, Sunamganj, Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar while the situation is improving in some other regions with the drop in rainfall. Water, however, was still flowing above the danger level at 23 of the 93 points being observed by the....

20 dead, cry for aid as floods submerge new areas

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:26:00 +0200daily-sun (en)

Children take a risky ride on a raft made of banana trees to return home in flood-hit Telikhal village in Companyganj upazila of Sylhet district on Wednesday. Flood situation has deteriorated in the district following torrential rains and onrush of water from the hills. —Mamun Hossain.

Rangpur predicts improvement of flood

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:21:00 +0200bssnews (en)

RANGPUR, July 17, 2019 (BSS) – Though the major rivers were flowing above danger marks at places, rate of onrushing water from upstream marked fall today, predicting improvement of flood situation in the region. Officials of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) said, water levels of the Dharla,....

Monsoon Rains Wreaking Flood Havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:22:00 +0200myanmarnews (en)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. - Other Media news - The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia 2 hours ago News

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:58:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's....

Flood situation deteriorates in Gaibandha, 2.87 lakh people marooned

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:41:00 +0200bssnews (en)

GAIBANDHA, July 16, 2019 (BSS) – Overall flood situation in chars and river basin areas of the Brahmaputra river at four upazilas deteriorated further as water level of the river is gradually increasing. A number of villages including Farazipara, Eastkomornoi, Miahpara, West Komornoi, Chaygharia,....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia 34 mins ago World

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:23:00 +0200guardian-ng (en)

An Indian woman searches her belongings near the debris of her house following floodwaters in Kasuarbori village, in the Indias northeastern state of Assam, on July 13, 2019. – At least 17 people have been killed across Nepal after torrential monsoon rains induced floods and landslides, officials said on July 12.

Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:09:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's population -- and brings relief after the unforgiving summer. But the downpours -- which stretch from June to September -- can turn deadly and have wreaked havoc again this....

Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:04:00 +0200afp-english (en)

But the downpours -- which stretch from June to September -- can turn deadly and have wreaked havoc again this year across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan-administered Kashmir, with people, dwellings and boats in remote low-lying areas washed away.

Monsoon rains wreak flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:54:00 +0200yahoo-au (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world's....

Bangladesh: Bangladeshi Villagers, Rohingya Refugees Learn to Prepare for Natural, Man-Made Disasters

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:13:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Cox’s Bazar — When last year’s rains killed two small boys in her village, Bangladesh i villager Liba Akter decided that she had to do something. A storm had blown in off the Bay of Bengal, bringing flood waters three feet deep in some places. A seven-year old boy had been walking home and was swept away and died.

More than 150 killed as monsoon floods sweep away homes and people

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:46:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Nepali residents look at floodwaters after the Balkhu River overflowed following monsoon rains at the Kalanki area of Kathmandu, July 12, 2019. Getty. New Delhi, India -- Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday.

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:16:00 +0200alarabiya-en (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region -- home to a fifth of the world’s....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:14:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region - home to a fifth of the world's....

Monsoon rains wreaking flood havoc across South Asia

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:38:00 +0200thesundaily (en)

NEW DELHI : Torrential monsoon rains swept away homes and triggered landslides across South Asia, affecting millions of people and claiming at least 180 lives, officials said Tuesday. The monsoon is crucial for irrigation and groundwater supplies in the impoverished region — home to a fifth of the....

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