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Duration 2004/09/13 The heaviest rain to sweep Bangladesh in at least five years flooded most of the capital on Tuesday, with six people reported to have died from electrocution and a wall collapse. Country or District Bangladesh Name Flood
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- Reuters AlertNet 2004/09/16
A rain-swollen river in Bangladesh burst its banks late on Wednesday, sending torrents of water through more than 100 villages southeast of the capital and leaving thousands of people homeless.
- BBC News 2004/09/14
Bangladeshi authorities have closed all government offices in the capital, Dhaka, as the worst flooding in decades hit the city.
- Reuters AlertNet 2004/09/14
City officials and witnesses said many of Dhaka's streets were under water up to thigh-deep, forcing most residents to stay home and government offices to remain shut.
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