Bangladesh braces for monsoon floods, putting hundreds of thousands at risk squib

With the monsoon setting in and waters from India rushing downstream, Bangladesh is facing a serious threat of floods that could cause extensive damage to farmlands across the delta nation’s vast northern regions, officials said on Sunday.The country’s Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre said water levels in many rivers were continuing to rise, posing threats to flood protection embankments that could burst, potentially affecting hundreds of thousands of people in more than 20 districts.Abdur…
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