A villager walks with his cattle through floodwaters in Assam, India, north of Bangladesh, which is now at severe risk of flooding. Photo: AFP A villager walks with his cattle through floodwaters in Assam, India, north of Bangladesh, which is now at severe risk of flooding. Photo: AFP
A villager walks with his cattle through floodwaters in Assam, India, north of Bangladesh, which is now at severe risk of flooding. Photo: AFP

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

  • The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre said water levels in many rivers were rising, posing threats to flood protection embankments that could burst
  • In parts of the north, major rivers, including the Teesta and the Dharla, have flooded due to heavy rainfall upstream in India

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A villager walks with his cattle through floodwaters in Assam, India, north of Bangladesh, which is now at severe risk of flooding. Photo: AFP A villager walks with his cattle through floodwaters in Assam, India, north of Bangladesh, which is now at severe risk of flooding. Photo: AFP
A villager walks with his cattle through floodwaters in Assam, India, north of Bangladesh, which is now at severe risk of flooding. Photo: AFP
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