The floods have affected over 3 million people across 20 districts in low-lying areas in the east, west and central areas of the country. Over 340,000 people were forced from their homes and 34,000 houses were completely destroyed.
More than one million people in 17 districts are affected by floods.
The collated figures from different government sources at district level estimated around 700,000 people have been marooned under 10 districts and 816,459 people affected due to the heavy rain induced flooding.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha 2014/08/25
Flood situation to remain unchanged