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Bangladesh : Flood : 2003/09/18


Duration 2003/09/18
Country or District Bangladesh
Name Flood
Outline The floods had killed at least six people and left 100,000 marooned in the past five days. In the northwestern districts of Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj, Pabna and Kushtia, around 400,000 people had been affected by floods after the Padma (Ganges) river burst its banks.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2003/09/18
Dead: at least 6 people

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BBC news 2003/09/18
Officials in Bangladesh say flooding has killed at least six people and left thousands stranded over the past five days.

CNN NEWS 2003/09/18
A late monsoon deluge has killed six people and left more than 50,000 villagers stranded in the country's northwest.

Reuters Alertnet 2003/09/18
More Bangladeshis flee homes as floods spread