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Duration2005/05/27 10 people were killed and more than 100,000 people were displaced by floods after heavy rains in the past four days triggered bursts in river enbankments in northern Bangladesh.
Country or DistrictBangladesh

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  • The Hindu 2005/05/27
    Death toll in the flash floods that have hit Bangladesh has risen to 13 as some two-lakh people were estimated to be affected by the deluge.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/05/26
    Floods ahead of main monsoon rains killed 10 people, washed away hundreds of houses and damaged crop in northeastern Bangladesh, officials said on Thursday.
  • The Hindu 2005/05/26
    More than a lakh people have been displaced in Moulavibazar and neighbouring Habiganj districts as the Manu and the Dalai rivers breached mud embankments and engulfed at least 16 villages.
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