Storms and Floods

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Bangladesh – Rivers in Bangladesh have burst their banks and caused the worst floods in the country’s northeast for nearly two decades, with about two million people marooned by rising waters, officials said Saturday (May 21). Floodwater rushing from India’s northeast breached a major embankment on the Barak River, inundating at least 100 villages at Zakiganj in Bangladesh.

India – The flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Saturday with the death of four more persons, taking the death toll to 18, officials said, adding over 8.39 lakh people have been affected in 32 of the state’s 34 districts. 839,691 people, including 145,126,children, of 3,246 villages in 32 districts have been affected. Over 1,00,732 hectare of crops have been affected.

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