01 October 2020,   18:24
Flood in Bangladesh - 10 more deaths take toll to 145

Flood claimed 10 more lives in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 145. A total of 162 upazilas across the country have been affected by flood that set in during the last week of June, and is yet to subside fully.

People in Kurigram, Madaripur, Sirajganj, Tangail, Faridpur and Netrakona were the worst sufferers from the floods.

Among the deceased, 29 died in Jamalpur, 25 in Tangail, 22 in Kurigram, 14 in Lalmonirhat, 13 in Manikganj, 12 in Gaibandha, 11 in Sirajganj, five in Netrakona, three in Rangpur, two each in Nilphamari, Sunamganj, Naogaon and Gopalganj and one each in Rajbari, Shariatpur, Munshiganj. The government has prepared 1567 shelters in flood-affected districts.