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Duration2004/09/13 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 DistrictBangladesh

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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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