A man delivers drinking water to houses along a flooded street following heavy rains in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photo: AFP
A man delivers drinking water to houses along a flooded street following heavy rains in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photo: AFP
Bangladesh

Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh’s northeast

  • Flooding was driven by both rains and the onrush of water from across the border in the Indian state of Assam, killing at least 10 people this week
  • Many parts of Bangladesh are prone to flooding, and experts say that climate change is increasing the likelihood of extreme weather events around the world

A man delivers drinking water to houses along a flooded street following heavy rains in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photo: AFP
A man delivers drinking water to houses along a flooded street following heavy rains in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photo: AFP
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