Channel NewsAsia 2017/6/20
Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered a series of deadly landslides in the country.
At least five more people have died in fresh landslides, raising the death toll to 164. Many more are injured, in need of life saving assistance or still missing. More than 6 000 people are taking refuge in 42 shelters.
UN Resident Coordinator for Bangladesh 2017/06/15
Renewed mudslides in south-eastern Bangladesh have claimed additional lives and further damage to homes and infrastructure. Collapsing hillsides and heavy flooding are now estimated to have killed over 150 people across five districts.
Heavy rain in Bangladesh over the past few days have led to several landslides in the Chittagong Division. Local media, as of 14 June, reported that landslides have caused 142 deaths.
Heavy overnight rains triggered a series of landslides 13 June 2017 in southeast Bangladesh, killing at least 133 people and injuring many more.
Heavy monsoon rain has triggered landslides in south-east Bangladesh, with officials reporting at least 107 people killed.