Bangladesh : Flood, Landslide : 2018/06/09
|Country or District||Bangladesh|
|Outline||On 9 and 10 June 2018, a depression that had earlier formed in the Bay of Bengal passed through Coxs Bazar, triggering heavy rain and causing flooding, landslides and wind damage in the camps for Rohingya refugees. Over 9,000 refugees were affected by the storm.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
On 25 July, 463mm of rain fell in Coxs Bazar (CXB), a record amount of rain for a single day. More than 4,400 refugees living in the camps in CXB were impacted by the heavy rains.
The situation Heavy monsoon rains have been affecting some parts of Bangladesh since 9 June 2018. More than 20 people have lost their lives and hundreds of thousands of people are affected in south-eastern part of Bangladesh including Coxs Bazar, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandorban, Chattagram districts, as well as eastern part of the country including Moulvibazar and Sylhet districts.
At least 250,000 of them have been affected, and over 12,000 reside in temporary shelters in Moulvibazar. An estimated 570,000 people have also been affected in Sylhet.
Flood List 2018/6/12
According to media reports, landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 12 people on Tuesday.
Five people were injured, 194 people displaced and 855 shelters damaged.